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St Cross Seminar: Natural Human Rights: A Theory

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Duration: 0:59:19 | Added: 03 Dec 2014
This talk explores the central argument in Boylan's recent book, 'Natural Human Rights: A Theory'

Arguing against the grain of most contemporary writers on the subject, I contend that an examination of the structure and function of human action allows one to bridge the fact/value chasm to create binding positive duties that recognize fundamental human rights claims. This theoretical argument is then suggestively applied to contemporary social and political problems in the world.

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