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Human Rights for Human Dignity

Amnesty International

Human Rights for Human Dignity

Injustice, Oil And Violence in Nigeria

by Amnesty International

  • 4 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Amnesty Intl British Section .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights,
  • Economics - Comparative,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Political Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8309305M
    ISBN 100862103835
    ISBN 109780862103835

    Human dignity: social movements invoke it, several national constitutions enshrine it, and it features prominently in international human rights documents. But what is human dignity, why is it important, and what is its relationship to human rights?This book offers a sophisticated and comprehensive defence of the view that human dignity is the moral heart of human rights. Human Dignity, Human Rights, and Responsibility: The New Language of Global Bioethics and Biolaw. A novel and multidisciplinary exposition and theorization of human dignity and rights, brought to bear on current issues in bioethics and biolaw. Table of Contents. Buy This Book in Print.

    The book’s practical chapters explore how a new emphasis on human dignity might influence the work of existingglobal institutions (e.g.,the UN Security Council, International Criminal Court. Human rights need God because three ingredients are critical to their validity: universal moral norms, human dignity, and their “trump card” status. These ingredients are found most vividly in religions grounded in the revelations of God. They are also rooted in reason, but reason itself points to God.

      Human Dignity and Human Rights written by Matt McManus My forthcoming monograph for the University of Wales Press, Making Human Dignity Central to International Human Rights Law: A Critical Legal Argument, discusses a number of topics, ranging from the state of critical legal scholarship to international relations. In this book, Michael Barilan offers an urgently needed, nonideological, and thorough conceptual clarification of human dignity and human rights, relating these ideas to current issues in ethics, law, and bioethics. Combining social history, history of ideas, moral theology, applied ethics, and political theory, Barilan tells the story of human.


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A common objection to the very idea of human dignity and human rights applying universally is that they embody a Western liberal-individual istic perspective and are therefore alien to other : Roberto Andorno.

This book, I am pleased to say, is vintage Montgomery. Even someone who totally rejects his religious and philosophical assumptions will find the book challenging and provocative. What is especially refreshing about this particular book is the depth of commitment Montgomery displays toward human rights and the dignity of individuals.5/5(1).

What with China and all the concern worldwide for human rights and dignity, this book should have a resurgence. Montgomery is adept at pointing out the foibles on both sides, liberalism and conservative Christianity.5/5(1). Amartya Sen is an important author, economist, and philosopher for anyone in human rights work to know, and his book Development as Freedom () is a perfect example of his expertise and deep understanding of human development and the importance of human rights.

Sen argues that human freedom should be both the means and the end of development, rather than a casualty of it, as is.

Human Rights & Human Dignity book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0. Human dignity: social movements invoke it, several national constitutions enshrine it, and it features prominently in international human rights documents.

But what is it, and why is it important. This book offers a sophisticated and comprehensive defence of the view that human dignity is the moral heart of human rights. First, it develops the network of concepts associated with dignity Author: Pablo Gilabert. Both human rights and nonhuman animal rights work are driven by a deep commitment to values and principles of justice, foremost among them a respect for the freedom, equality, and dignity of each individual.

These values and principles are like a lighthouse in a storm of human bias, fear, and self-interest that plagues human and View Article. Human rights are based on an individual’s worth and should have as their goal the realization of that person’s human dignity.

Therefore, at their essence, human rights involve morality. Any separation of these rights from morality results in their profanation, the very concept of “immoral dignity” is.

Get this from a library. Human dignity and human rights. [Pablo Gilabert] -- Human dignity: social movements invoke it, several national constitutions enshrine it, and it features prominently in international human rights documents.

But what is human dignity, why is it. Benjamin Gregg, in The Human Rights State (Gregg, ), argues that we need to rethink human rights in a post-metaphysical or even a post-religious way, thereby advocating for a constructivist conception of human ’s book is a tour de force, as it is excellently written in a clear and accessible manner and advocates a more secular, pluralistic and localized conception of Cited by: 2.

The concept of human dignity plays an increasing role in contemporary ethics, bioethics, and human rights. This chapter aims, first, to present the major paradigms of dignity that have contributed. Human rights are intimately related to the notion of human dignity.

Both notions are connected in such a way that one cannot be understood without the other. The importance of human rights and the requirement to respect everyone’s rights is based on the notion of human : Willy Moka-Mubelo.

Human rights: the need --Human rights: existing protections --The dilemma, part one: defining human rights --The dilemma, part two: justifying human rights --The essentiality of transcendence and the failure of religious answers --A revelational solution --The revelational content of human rights --Human dignity and the human heart.

This book makes a significant contribution to the on-going international dialogue on the meaning of concepts such as human rights, humanity, and cosmopolitanism. The authors propose a new agenda for research into a Critical Theory of Human by: 2.

Finally, the book introduces current debates, paying particular attention to the legal implementation, human rights, justice and conflicts, medicine and bioethics, and provides an explicit systematic framework for discussing human dignity.

Human rights is an important issue in contemporary politics, and the last few decades have also seen a remarkable increase in research and teaching on the subject.

This book introduces students to the study of human rights and aims to build on their interest while simultaneously offering an alternative vision of the : $ The social choice to claim one’s freedom and rights can be considered the dignity agency of the individual.

Dignity and Human Rights sheds new light on the academic assessment of dignity, the agency of autonomy and the equality of rights under the rule of law, in a time of changes and challenges to Human Rights policies and politics. This book explores human dignity, human rights and social justice based on a Chinese interdisciplinary dialogue and global perspectives.

In the Chinese and other global contexts today, social justice has been a significant topic among many disciplines and we believe it is an appropriate topic for philosophers, theologians, legal scholars, and social scientists to sit together, discuss, enrich.

Essays, Articles, and Book Chapters. When we think about such moral transformations as the historical development of a consensus on the right not to be enslaved and of a consensus on rights against discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, sex, and gender, we are struck by the fact that they have occurred even though there was a time at which they were opposed by.

The origin of human rights in the moral notion of human dignity explains the explosive political force of a concrete utopia to defend against the blanket dismissal of human rights, on the one hand, and against more recent attempts to blunt their radical thrust, on the by:.

Part II submits that an Ethics of Human Rights is best understood as an Ethics of Recognition of human worth, dignity and rights. Moreover, it is argued that human worth consists in the perfectibility of the human species, rooted in its semiotic nature, to be accomplished through the perfecting of human beings, for which the right to education.Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) states that “[a]ll human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” The starting point for developing the concept on a national level was the codification of human dignity in article 1, paragraph 1 of the German Grundgesetz.In this book, Michael Barilan offers an urgently needed, nonideological, and thorough conceptual clarification of human dignity and human rights, relating these ideas to current issues in ethics, law, and ing social history, history of ideas, moral theology, applied ethics, and political theory, Barilan tells the story of human.