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Human Rights as a Western Concept

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Whether the discourse on Human Rights constitutes an authentically universal discourse, or merely Western discourse masquerading as such, is an issue which has persisted ever since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted in 1948, and shows no signs of letting up. This book presents an in-depth exploration of this issue in a novel format, by presenting a celebrated piece on this issue by Raimundo Panikkar, with a detailed response to it by Arvind Sharma, thereby laying bare several key dimensions of the debate which may otherwise escape notice.

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ISBN 13 9788124604298
Book Language English
Binding Paperback
Total Pages 103
Edition 1st
Release Year 2007
Publisher D.K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Author Raimundo Panikkar, Arvind Sharma
Category Sociology   Philosophy   Human Rights  
Weight 150.00 g
Dimension 14.00 x 22.00 x 1.80

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Whether the discourse on Human Rights constitutes an authentically universal discourse, or merely Western discourse masquerading as such, is an issue which has persisted ever since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted in 1948, and shows no signs of letting up. This book presents an in-depth exploration of this issue in a novel format, by presenting a celebrated piece on this issue by Raimundo Panikkar, with a detailed response to it by Arvind Sharma, thereby laying bare several key dimensions of the debate which may otherwise escape notice.
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