Title

Review of the book,The Philosophy of Human Rights, edited by Alan Rosenbaum

Document Type

Article

Document Subtype

Book/Media Review

Publication Date

Fall 1-1983

Publication Source

Journal of Social Philosophy

Volume

14

Issue

1

Inclusive pages

58-62

DOI

DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9833.1983.tb00558.x

Peer Reviewed

yes

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Chaim Perelman, universal audience, human rights

Disciplines

Philosophy

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