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Philosophy @ Webster University Library

A guide for undergraduate students studying Philosophy at Webster University. Use the tabs below to find information on different resources.

Definition

"Human rights are a special sort of inalienable moral entitlement. They attach to all persons equally, simply by virtue of their humanity, irrespective of race, nationality, or membership of any particular social group. They specify minimum conditions for human dignity and a tolerable life." (The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics)

Keywords

  • Human Rights
  • Civil Rights
  • Women's Rights
  • Apartheid
  • Genocide
  • Gay rights

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