Philosophers have debated the nature of human rights since at least the 12th century, often under the name of ‘natural rights’.
Why do young people embrace rights not specifically spelled out in the Constitution, but reject the one to which they are given free recourse?
Is there a way to give children rights without raising them to be ill-behaved little terrors?
The Founding Fathers debated whether the Constitution should include a Bill of Rights at all.
What is there to rationally mediate between these competing invocations of rights?
One attempt at a rational justification for morality was the creation of the concept of “rights.”
The touring document arrived in China this week, but was abruptly moved from its high profile exhibition spot to a secluded viewing area.