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Exam 5/11 Exam starts at 9:45 Ends at 11:45am Not on quiz Human Rights Human rights are rights that are possessed from the individual. They cannot be withheld or withdrawn by a state. The entity that tatkes away these rights can be challenged. They are legally enforceable. International Law has recognized human rights in a big way only very recently. It is a post WWII phenomenon. Greek thinkers – Stoics They were the first ones to argue that human beings are endowed with the ability to reason and hence they can make the distinction between right and wrong, what is ethical and unethical. This became the backbone of the natural law _________. The Greeks were pretty clear that all human beings were endowed with the ability to reason, and hence can determine what is right and wrong and what is ethical and unethical. Italian Jurists, Vitoria and Suarez They lived at the time when the Spanish empire was colonizing South America. These people began to question whether the Spanish colonizers could take away the land and
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course GOVT 446 taught by Professor 446professor during the Spring '11 term at George Mason.

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