Human Rights: Concept and Context by Brian Orend. Broadview Press, pp., pb. US$ ISBN Michael Doe. Issued Date: 1. William Sweet, Ed., Philosophical Theory and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Reviewed Orend – – Philosophy in Review “Brian Orend provides us with a remarkably irenical analysis of the main concepts, debates and thinkers that have fleshed out the modern idea of human rights.

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Want to Read saving…. James Smith marked it as to-read Sep 30, Scott Hartman added it Aug 08, What are rights-holders and duty-bearers? Orend offers a principled theory of war termination, making an urgent plea to reform current international law.

Philosophy in Review Controversial and timely, perhaps the most important contribution War and International Justice: Anthony Pagden – – Political Theory 31 2: Hilary rated it it was amazing Humwn 20, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The second part offers a detailed account of how the human rights idea came to be such a powerful force in the contemporary world; it traces the evolution of human rights from their origins to their present position in our daily lives, in political struggles, and in both national and international law.

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And how can those supportive of human rights best respond? Brian Orend explores the ethics of war and peace from a Kantian perspective, emphasizing human rights protection, the rule of international law and a fully global concept of justice.

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Further study is needed to conext if American public opinion points to a desire for the US to separate itself from Saudi Arabia due to differing policies regarding human rights.

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The studies reviewed also reveal that the US cutting ties with Saudi Arabia will be a difficult task at best, and may even be detrimental to the well-being of that nation’s marginalized groups. Human Rights marked it as to-read Dec 18, It is a great explanation of human rights in depth for people who are not aware of the human rights they hold and can use at the time of any kind of prejudice.

Fabrice Jotterand – – American Journal of Bioethics 10 7: Can war itself be a crime?

What are human rights? Taking an international perspective and focusing on highly topical issues such as torture, arbitrary detention, privacy, health and discrimination, this Very Short Introduction will help readers to understand for themselves the controversies and complexities concfpt this vitally relevant issue.


Trivia About Human Rights: The Morality of War – Second Edition: To see what ribhts friends thought of this book, please sign up. Brian Orend, a professor in the department of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo, is also the author of War and International Justice: An Appeal to Separate the Conjoined Twins.

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What are the Objects of Our Human Rights? A third factor considered when the literature was chosen was US-Saudi relations, with an emphasis on how much is at stake in the relationship, and how US interaction with Saudi Arabia might benefit those who traditionally suffer in the current conditions of the Kingdom.

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