Why Do We Need Human Rights?

Most of the different daily posts that appear on this blog are organized into so-called “blog series”. For example, there’s a series called “why do we need human rights?“.

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Why Do We Need Human Rights? (1): Thinking (the Public Space and Immanuel Kant’s Theory of Thought)
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (2)
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (3): Physical Security
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (4): Economic Rights
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (5): Property Rights
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (6): Freedom Makes You Happy
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (7): From Democracy to Prosperity
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (8): The Harm Principle and the Freedom to Damn Yourself
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (9): Free Speech, Democracy, Socrates and the Search for Truth
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (10): Why Do We Need Democracy?
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (11): The Economic Case against Human Rights and Democracy
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (12): The Economic Case against Human Rights and Democracy, Ctd.
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (13): Why Do We Need Freedom of Expression?
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (14): Does Confirmation Bias Invalidate Freedom of Speech?
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (15): Is Human Rights Talk Mere Signaling?
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (16): You Always Hurt The Ones You Love
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (17): Freedom From Nature
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (18): The Economic Case Against Human Rights
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (19): Justifying Human Rights
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (20): Does Polarization Invalidate Freedom of Speech?
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (21): Selfish Reasons for Respecting the Rights of Others
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (22): Private Property Rights, Justifications Based Not On Their Origins But On Their Purpose
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (23): Privacy, Justifications and Objections
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (24): What is the Marketplace of Ideas?
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (25): Human Rights and the Endowment Effect
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (26): Human Rights and Diminishing Marginal Utility
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (27): Do Babies Need Human Rights?
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (28): Protection, or Something More?
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (29): Human Rights as Expressions of Human Duties in Early Protestant Thinking
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (30): Strategies for Justifying Human Rights
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (31): Or Maybe We Don’t? – Exploring the “Dark Side” of Human Rights
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (32): Market Failure in the Marketplace of Ideas
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (33): A Full Human Life
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (34): Which Are the Best Anti-Human-Rights Theories?
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (35): Why Do We Need Democracy?
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (36): The Economic Case Against Democracy
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (37): The Right to Life
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (38): Different Justifications for Different Types of Free Speech
Why Do We Need Human Rights? (39): Market Failure in the Marketplace of Ideas, Ctd.

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