Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Lectures by Onora O'Neill on Human Rights

On May 8, 2014, Onora O'Neill gave a lecture at the University of Southampton on the question "Can Human Rights Be Justified?".

See also her Edmund Burke Lecture in Dublin on "What Would Edmund Burke Think of Human Rights?" (April 12, 2014).

You can hear a podcast of her Isaiah Berlin Lecture on "Human Rights and Pluralism" at the University of Oxford, May 22, 2014, here.

Onora O'Neill is the author of "Acting on Principle. An Essay on Kantian Ethics" (Cambridge university Press, 2nd edition, 2013), "Bounds of Justice" (Cambridge University Press, 2000), and "Constructions of Reason. Explorations of Kant's Practical Philosophy" (Cambridge University Press, 1990). She is currently Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission in the UK.

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