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Author Leher, Stephan, author

Title Dignity and human rights : language philosophy and social realizations / Stephan P. Leher
Published New York, NY : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 180 pages.)
Series Routledge innovations in political theory ; 76
Routledge innovations in political theory ; 76
Contents The end of history or the beginning of a human rights history? -- Two surprising facts : there are a first case and a first international court to hold defendants responsible for their crimes according to the rule of human rights law -- The individual woman, man and queer is the subject of international human rights law -- There is a plurality of understandings and realizations of the concept "human dignity" -- Dignity, human rights and language philosophy -- The west's adherence to privileges, cultural contexts and arguments on state sovereignty challenge universal human rights -- Democracy is about self-determination of women, men and queer within their communities -- Choice and ability to claim one's dignity as policies of the individual -- A question to be answered by empirical social research : are women and men conscious of their dignity in relation to the quality of their social choices and social realizations? -- Language philosophy, interview sentences, dignity and human rights
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Human rights -- Philosophy.
Dignity -- Philosophy.
Language and languages -- Philosophy.
Agent (Philosophy)
Form Electronic book
Author Taylor & Francis.
ISBN 9781315161365 (electronic bk.)
1315161362 (electronic bk.)