Human Rights&Ethics notes3

Human Rights&Ethics notes3 - October 1st, 2010 His...

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October 1 st , 2010 His questions: Whose rights are asserted, by whom, Universalists: assume a uniform human nature prior to social actions, hence no need to learn anything- or at bet learn a bit of language and culture to use as tools Implication: learning is a one-way process we teach, ‘they’ learn - If people in North America talk with people in the people from the outside and show it - Goodale would say that “we” is transnational and ‘they’ is not the West, is small elite class ‘Asian’ is a code word for ‘Confucianist’, much like ‘The West’ is a code word for ‘my own normative values’ Confucian world view that stands alone from normative view What does it mean to be human? Autonomous individual? People who are human because they are social? - Is it supposed to take groups as a functional reality? Are we human because of birth? Or do we become human through a social process that is a conscious act of self-
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course ANTH 3531 taught by Professor Shepherd during the Fall '10 term at GWU.

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