The New Dimensions of Human Rights [Abstract]

Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 10 (1996)

December 4, 1996

Brzezinski shapes his discussion around three "new dimensions" of human rights: the protection of human rights from the arbitrary power of the state, the institutionalization of democracy, and the need to confront the potential exploitation of human individuality by science. Brzezinski predicts that the interface between ethics and science will be the new frontier of politics, and it will place on the shoulders of democratic leaders, and ultimately on all those who are concerned with human rights, the obligation to be at least part-time scientists and philosophers.

 

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