By Fidèle Ingiyimbere
This e-book develops a philosophical perception of human rights that responds satisfactorily to the demanding situations raised via cultural and political critics of human rights, who contend that the modern human rights stream is selling an imperialist ideology, and that the humanitarian intervention for safeguarding human rights is a neo-colonialism. those claims impact the normativity and effectiveness of human rights; this is the reason they must be taken heavily. while, an analogous philosophical account dismisses the imperialist crusaders who aid the imperialistic use of human rights by way of the West to develop liberal culture.
Thus, after elaborating and exposing those criticisms, the booklet confronts them to the human rights theories of John Rawls and Jürgen Habermas, which will see whether or not they could be addressed. regrettably, they don't seem to be. accordingly, having proven that those philosophical bills of human rights don't reply convincingly to these the postco
lonial demanding situations, the publication offers an alternate belief that attracts the certainty of human rights from neighborhood practices. it's a multilayer belief which isn't headquartered on nation, yet particularly integrates it in a bigger net of actors concerned about shaping the perform and that means of human rights. faced to the demanding situations, this new perception bargains a promising approach for addressing them satisfactorily, and it even sheds new mild to the classical questions of universality of human rights, in addition to the stress among universalism and relativism.
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Domesticating Human Rights: A Reappraisal of their Cultural-Political Critiques and their Imperialistic Use (Philosophy and Politics - Critical Explorations) by Fidèle Ingiyimbere