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The Individual, the State, and Ethnic Communities in Political Theory
Liberal political theory and contemporary expositions of human rights focus largely on the individual. Some liberal theorists even deny that ethnic communities and other groups, as collectiveExpand
Human Rights Without Discrimination
This paper focuses on the requirement of the U. N. Charter that members shall promote human rights “without distinction as to race, sex, language or religion.” It asks: (1) whether “withoutExpand
Human Rights and the Rights of Groups
The Charter of the United Nations requires members to promote human rights. The rights in question are largely the rights of individuals, and they are to be promoted in such a way as to maintain theExpand
Values and Interests
Most political scientists concern themselves in one way or another with values and interests . References to values are ubiquitous in the literature, and one need only cite such terms as interestExpand
Collective Entities and Moral Rights: Problems in Liberal-Democratic Thought
THOSE WHO ESPOUSE traditional liberal-democratic thought-whom I will call liberals, however conservative or progressive they may be-have problems in dealing with collective entities. Their ideologyExpand