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Inherent Human Rights–Now Available

Inherent Human Rights: Philosophical Roots of the Universal Declaration

Johannes Morsink

352 pages | 6 x 9

Cloth Jun 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4162-4 | $59.95 | £39.00

A volume in the Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights series

Inherent Human RightsMorsink asserts that all people have human rights simply by virtue of being born into the human family and that we can know these rights without the aid of experts. He shows how the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights grew out of Enlightenment principles honed by a shared revulsion against the horrors of the Holocaust.

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