By Wiktor Osiatyński

Human Rights and their Limits exhibits that the idea that of human rights has built in waves: each one demand rights served the aim of social teams that attempted to prevent extra proliferation of rights as soon as their very own objectives have been reached. whereas protecting the universality of human rights as norms of habit, Osiatyński admits that the philosophy on human rights doesn't have to be common. as a substitute he means that the joy of social rights will be contingent upon the recipient's contribution to society. He demands a 'soft universalism' that may not impose rights on others yet will proportion the adventure of freedom and aid the sufferers of violations. even supposing a kingdom of limitless democracy threatens rights, the surplus of rights can restrict assets integral for democracy. This e-book argues that, even though rights are a prerequisite of freedom, they need to be balanced with different values which are critical for social concord and private happiness.

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