Tag Archives: Human Rights

CONF: Cosmopolitanism and Conflict, Rome, October 11-13 2013

Cosmopolitanism and Conflict John Cabot University, Rome, October 11-13 2013  Contemporary global politics is increasingly marked by conflicts. One thinks of conflicts over institutions and authorities, resources and citizenship, military force and climate change, religion and ideology. Yet prevailing cosmopolitan … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS: “Human Rights Thought and Practice in the Contemporary World”

The Political Thought Specialist Group of the Political Studies Association of the United Kingdom will hold its annual conference on Saturday 24th November 2012 at the London School of Economics and Political Science. The conference will be sponsored by the … Continue reading

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The Ironic Tragedy of Human Rights

Fellow Public Reasoners, I recently posted an essay, “The Ironic Tragedy of Human Rights,” on the Social Science Research Network (at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1330693). As you can see from the summary below, the argument amounts to a very radical critique of human rights. This has left me wondering: … Continue reading

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Global Justice and Human Rights event in Manchester

GJHR Group: 7-9 April 2009 | CFP: 10 September 2008 In addition to several other hats that I wear, one of these hats is co-convener of the Global Justice and Human Rights (GJHR) Group. This group is funded by the … Continue reading

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