Alan Dershowitz on the Origins of Human Rights at the 92nd Street Y - Alan Dershowitz

Alan Dershowitz on the Origins of Human Rights at the 92nd Street Y

By Alan Dershowitz

  • Release Date: 2004-12-12
  • Genre: Speakers & Storytellers
  • ℗ © 2004 92nd Street Y

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Summary : Alan Dershowitz on the Origins of Human Rights at the 92nd Street Y

Where do "rights" come from? Professor Alan Dershowitz provides an entirely new resolution to this age-old dilemma: rights, he argues, do not come from God, nature, logic, or law alone, but from particular experiences with injustice, and from trial and error. He also touches on the rights of prisoners and the situation in the Middle East. His new book is Rights from Wrongs. Professor Dershowitz speaks with Jeffrey Toobin, CNN legal analyst and New Yorker staff writer.
This event took place on December 12, 2004.

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