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The Architecture of Concepts [electronic resource]: The Historical Formation of Human Rights

Peter de Bolla
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
New York : Fordham University Press, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9780823254385 (hardback), 9780823254392 (paper)
Summary
"The Architecture of Concepts presents a new history of ideas. Using digital archives to track the historical formation of the concept of human rights across the Anglophone eighteenth century, it argues that a better understanding of the architecture of the concept will enable us to deliver on its universal aspirations"--
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. On Concepts as Cultural Entities
  • 2. ". the fundamental rights and liberties of mankind.": The Architecture of the Rights of Mankind
  • 3. ". there are, thank God, natural, inherent and inseparable rights as men.": The Architecture of American Rights
  • 4. ". the rights of man were but imperfectly understood at the revolution": The Architecture of Rights of Man
  • 5. The Futures of Human Rights
  • Index.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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