HUMAN RIGHTS-THEORY/PRAC

PHIL 262

The nature and value of human rights; examining some major debates over their status and meaning and assessing the role which the idea of human rights has played in changing lives, practices, and institutions. Questions considered include: whether commitments to human rights depend on a belief in moral truth; whether the idea of universal human rights makes sense in a culturally diverse world; and what forms of social action are most likely to achieve respect for human rights. Instructor: Staff

Day / Time: 

TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM

Location: 

Carr 103

Instructor: 

Buchanan, Allen

Section: 

01