Res Publica

, Volume 16, Issue 4, pp 441–448 | Cite as

To be or not to be: Charles Beitz on the Philosophy of Human Rights

Charles R. Beitz: The Idea of Human Rights. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2009, 256 pp.



My thanks to John Tasioulas, Roger Crisp, Kimberley Brownlee, and S. Matthew Liao, who read and provided helpful comments on earlier versions of this review article.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.New CollegeOxfordUK

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