Review of the book,The Philosophy of Human Rights, edited by Alan Rosenbaum
Journal of Social Philosophy
Chaim Perelman's article in this volume first set me on the path of human rights ethics. A professor of Rhetoric, he understood the construction of human rights to be the construction of a universal audience, or potential universal audience, for the exercise of freedom of expression.
Chaim Perelman, universal audience, human rights
Clark Butler (1983).
Review of the book,The Philosophy of Human Rights, edited by Alan Rosenbaum. Journal of Social Philosophy.14 (1), 58-62.