TITLE

On Human Rights

PUB. DATE
April 1998
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr1998, Issue 82, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the moral, cultural and political implications of human rights based on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on December 10, 1948. Principle on the accountability of nations to others under the Declaration; Role of communities and associations in the protection of human rights and dignity; Stand of philosophical nihilists and radical multiculturalists on the idea of universal human rights as an instance of cultural imperialism; Threats to the concept of human rights.
ACCESSION #
17777554

 

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