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Dwelling in Possibility: Ideals, Aspirations, and Human Rights

Kimberley Brownlee

in Human Rights: Moral or Political?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198713258
eISBN:
9780191781704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713258.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

One putative test for human rights is feasibility. This chapter questions the merits of this test. First, it distinguishes two different notions of feasibility. One is that of in principle ... More


In What Sense Should Respect for Human Rights Be Attainable?: A Response to Brownlee

Rowan Cruft

in Human Rights: Moral or Political?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198713258
eISBN:
9780191781704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713258.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter initially disputes Brownlee’s claim that because human rights are ideals, they cannot be subject to feasibility requirements. The chapter goes on to consider an alternative, more complex ... More


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