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Cruft R (2015) From a Good Life to Human Rights: Some Complications. In: Cruft R, Liao SM, Renzo M (ed.). Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights. Philosophical Foundations of Law, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 101-116.
What is the relation between human rights and human well-being? This chapter explores some complications stemming from the fact that respect for human rights does not guarantee well-being. The chapter defends the prospects for a well-being-based account of human rights by outlining the central questions such an account must address.
human rights; well-being; agency; international human rights law
|Editor||Cruft R, Liao SM, Renzo M|
|Title of series||Philosophical Foundations of Law|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press|
|Place of publication||Oxford|