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AS WE ALL WELL KNOW, ETHICS IS ONE OF THE ROOTS OF HUMAN RIGHTS. WHAT DO PHILOSOPHERS HAVE HAD TO SAY?

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Food for a thought beyond just believing   Human Rights Reader 277   Historically, it is actually the organized pressure from minorities and from women on ethical grounds that have often given us the equal rights and the non-discrimination we now take for granted.   [I will here attempt to bring-in the history of philosophy […]

THERE STILL ARE TOO MANY SKEPTICS AROUND REGARDING THE UNIVERSALITY OF THE MORAL IDEA UNDERPINNING THE RIGHTS OF HUMAN BEINGS.

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Food for a morally responsible thought Human rights Reader 260 -Is morality a private matter? Decency certainly is a public matter… -Intellectuals pride themselves for their logic, but logic, by definition is deprived of moral responsibility. -By definition, the essence of an intellectual should be her/his consciousness. An intellectual that does not deeply understand what […]

ALTHOUGH ETHICS IS THE PROPER LANGUAGE OF MEDICINE; HUMAN RIGHTS IS THE PROPER LANGUAGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH. (part one of three)

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Food for shaping a thought Human Rights Reader 252 -In public health, we uncritically assume scarcity of resources without asking why scarcity. -WHO comes with technical advice, the World Bank comes with money….countries usually prefer the money. 1. The human right to health: some precisions 1. The human right to health (RTH) is an increasingly […]




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