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The Architecture of ConceptsThe Historical Formation of Human Rights$
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Peter de Bolla

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780823254385

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823254385.001.0001

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The Futures of Human Rights

The Futures of Human Rights

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(p.274) Chapter 5 The Futures of Human Rights
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The Architecture of Concepts
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Peter de Bolla

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823254385.003.0006

The final chapter addresses the vexed issue of contemporary international human rights. It uses the preceding account of the history of formation of the concept ‘rights of man’ to illumine current debates in the theory of universal human rights. It suggests that a concept of universal human rights must be structured through aspiration and outlines the consequences of this observation.

Keywords:   Human rights, Rights of man, Universal rights

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