Science and human rights

  title={Science and human rights},
  author={Joseph L. Birman and Fan Lizhi and Herman Winick and Eugene M. Chudnovsky and Yuri F. Orlov},
The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Relativism
term used to frame the process of transition from an apartheid regime to a new “rainbow nation” and an African renaissance. There is no consensus on what ubuntu actually means, and the precise
Searching for a middle ground: anthropologists and the debate on the universalism and the cultural relativism of human rights
ABSTRACT In the anthropological debate on human rights a new theoretical approach, a search for a middle ground, has been attempted to solve the dilemma of universalism versus cultural relativism. In
The Politics of Faith and the Limits of Scientific Reason: Tracking the Anthropology of Human Rights and Religion
Th is article explores the reality of translating or vernacularizing practices in relation to the politics of religion and the realities of faith. Taking violence as endemic to the processes of
Toward a Critical Anthropology of Human Rights
Some 17 years after the end of the cold war, the international and transnational human rights regimes that emerged in the wake of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights are at a crossroads.
Anthropology and the Democratisation of Human Rights
Anthropology has been opposed to human rights on the grounds both of cultural relativism and scientific positivism. As an academic discipline, however, it is a cultural practice with internal norms