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Some Experiential and Theoretical Remarks on Human Rights

By Angela Condello

A crucifix erected in Sicily in recognition of migrants lost at sea.

A crucifix erected in Sicily in recognition of migrants lost at sea.

University of Roma Tre and Käte Hamburger Centre for Advanced Study in the Humanities

Are human rights natural, or are they conventional? This preliminary and (way) too broad question leads us to reflect on the philosophical legitimation of human rights and, all the while, on the intersections and interactions between law and language. Continue Reading →