2012

Philosophical Dimensions of Human Rights

Some Contemporary Views

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ISBN: 978-94-007-2375-7 (Print) 978-94-007-2376-4 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxix

  2. Historical and Philosophical Perspectives on Human Rights

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-22

      Human Rights in History and Contemporary Practice: Source Materials for Philosophy

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      Pages 23-44

      Philosophy and Human Rights: Contemporary Perspectives

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      Pages 45-60

      Reconsidering Realism on Rights

  3. The Validit-(ies) of Human Rights

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-61

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      Pages 63-79

      The Concept of Human Dignity and the Realistic Utopia of Human Rights

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      Pages 81-106

      The Justification of Human Rights and the Basic Right to Justification. A Reflexive Approach

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      Pages 107-123

      Social Harm, Political Judgment, and the Pragmatics of Justification

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      Pages 125-156

      “It All Depends”: The Universal and the Contingent in Human Rights

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      Pages 157-172

      Tiny Sparks of Contingency. On the Aesthetics of Human Rights

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      Pages 173-187

      The Idea of a Charter of Fundamental Human Rights

  4. Democracy and Human Rights

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 189-189

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      Pages 191-213

      Is There a Human Right to Democracy? Beyond Interventionism and Indifference

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      Pages 215-230

      Dialectical Snares: Human Rights and Democracy in the World Society

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      Pages 231-252

      The Normality of Constitutional Politics: An Analysis of the Drafting of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

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      Pages 253-263

      Rights in Progress. The Politics of Rights and the Democracy-Building Processes in Comparative Perspective

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      Pages 265-291

      Ethnopolitics. The Challenge for Human and Minority Rights Protection

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      Pages 293-307

      Human Rights in the Information Society: Utopias, Dystopias and Human Values

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 309-319