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(p. 22) 2. Justifications 

(p. 22) 2. Justifications
(p. 22) 2. Justifications

Samantha Besson

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date: 20 September 2020

This chapter discusses the importance of justifying human rights, particularly in response to critics. It explains the following: why we need to justify human rights; what it means to justify human rights; what the different justifications for human rights may be; and what some of the implications of the justifications of human rights may be for other key issues in human rights theory.

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