Section 3: The Rights of Strangers (People outside of our own society)
Walzer: something offensive about imposing a view on another state
Uses Mill to argue that, just as it is wrong to endorse paternalism, it is
wrong to remov
Section 2: The Rights of Groups
Rights begin as rights of individuals, but it poses the question if we can transfer
the argument to the rights of groups
This is one of the main themes in Canadian Critical Thought
Kymlicka: is the main m
3334 Exam Prep:
Saturday April 26th [9:00am]
List of 5 or 6 essay Qs we pick 2 to answer (they are weighted equally)
o We will need to bring together ideas from 2 of our weekly discussions in
one essay Therefore 4 authors
o Prof. Vernon does not want us
On rights in general
What does it mean to have a right?
Feinberg conclusion: a society without rights is morally flawed
Raz conclusion: morality is not rights-based
How can this be?
o While Feinberg believes
Questions to Prep
Section 1: The Rights of Citizens
Dershowitz & Luban
Dershowitz: There are cases where torture does and should take place, not
Luban: A right against torture, absolute.
Are there any absolute rights?
Rights are mea
Section 4: The Rights of Non-Citizens
Claims that have generally been left out of the discourse on rights
In previous sections we have consider how rights are ascribed to living, adult
humans, rights of groups, and rights beyond boarders.
In this sec