Table of contents for The challenge of human rights : their origin, development, and significance / Jack Mahoney.

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Acknowledgments
Introduction								 
Chapter One. Human Rights in History				 
	The ancient classical world					 
	The world of the Bible						 
	The mediaeval world						 
	Renaissance and Reformation thought				 
	Hobbes and Rousseau						 
	Revolution in England						 
	American independence						 
	The French Declaration of the Rights of Man			 
	English resistance to human rights				 
	German developments: Kant and Marx				 
Chapter Two. The Modern Human Rights Movement		 
	The Charter of the United Nations Organisation			 
	The Universal Declaration of Human Rights			 
	Continental Developments					 
	The 1993 Vienna World Conference on Human Rights	 	 
	Wider human rights developments				 
	British developments						 
	Conclusion							 
Chapter Three. Clarifying Human Rights				 
	Some useful distinctions						 
	Rights and duties							 
	The proliferation of rights					 
	Individuals-in-society						 
	Social divisiveness						 
	Ethical imperialism?						 
	A challenge to all cultures					 
	The strengths of human rights					 
Chapter Four. Establishing Human Rights				 
	A matter of belief							 
	An essential requirement						 
	The nature of persons						
	Intuitionist approaches						
	Human dignity							
	¿The wonder of our being¿					
	Major opponents							
	Conclusion							
Chapter Five. The Globalising of Human Rights			
	Global expansion							
	Seeking a global ethic						
	Cultural relativism						
	Global human rights						
	Towards cosmopolitanism					
	The inadequacies of states					
	¿Principled¿ cosmopolitanism					
	Human solidarity							
Bibliography								
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Human rights.
Human rights -- History.
Human rights -- Philosophy.