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Normativita, fakticita a liberální projekt lidských práv : K možnostem morálního univerzalismu

Title in English Normativity, Facticity, and the Liberal Project of Human Rights : On the Possibility of Moral Universalism
Authors

DUFEK Pavel

Year of publication 2018
Type Chapter of a book
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Social Studies

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Description The chapter explores possibilities of universalistic grounding of human rights. It builds on the thesis that human rights are a normative (liberal) project, which in turn seeks objectivist grounding in reality, which renders some mainstream defences of the universality of human rights (such as Jack Donnelly's) unpersuasive. As a way out of the deadlock, I suggest combining social evolutionary understanding of morality with a specific (minimalist) version of public justification.
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