Philosophy of Human Rights
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The following reading assignment is in both the optional Talbott text and
the optional Volume 2 of the course reader.
In addition, it is available on Electronic Reserve.
Click on the title belowto link to the Electronic Reserves, then enter
PHIL 338 to access the reading:
Homework Assignment #3 to be posted on the GoPost site
for your section by midnight on Monday Oct. 15.
See below for a link to your section's GoPost site.
Read all the postings before class on Wednesday Oct. 17.
FINAL PROJECT DEADLINES:
(1) Topic approved by end of class on Friday Nov. 16.
(2) Introduction to final project posted on the GoPost site for your
midnight on Monday Nov. 26. See below for
a link to your section's GoPost site:
(3) Send your TA your vote for the best introduction by email by midnight
on Tuesday Nov. 27.
(4) Final projects are due in section on Wednesday Dec. 5.
STUDY QUESTIONS AND TRANSPARENCIES:
Feinberg, Cranston, Shue, Sen, and Nussbaum
Theories of Rights
/Universality of Human Rights
Discrimination on the Basis of Gender and Sexual Expression
Consideration of Objections and Conclusion