Rowan Cruft – Why is it Disrespectful to Violate Rights?

Event Date: 4 March 2013
Room 22/26
Senate House
University of London
London WC1E 7HU

The Aristotelian Society presents:

Dr Rowan Cruft (Stirling) – Why is it Disrespectful to Violate Rights?

Rowan Cruft has taught philosophy at the University of Stirling since 2002.  He has published articles on the nature and justification of rights and duties, focusing on comparisons between different forms of right: human rights, contractual rights, property rights, legal rights.  He is co-editor of Crime, Punishment and Responsibility: the jurisprudence of Antony Duff (OUP 2011), and is currently co-editing OUP’s Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights (forthcoming 2014).

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