Richard Wolin on Human Rights

May 5, 2008

Lecture by the American historian, Dr. Richard Wolin entitled: "Are Human Rights Philosophically Justified: From the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen to Aristotle"...

Richard Wolin

In his lecture, Dr. Wolin discusses the philosophical justification of human rights. Wolin is distinguished Professor of History, Comparative Literature and Political Science at the City University of New York. He has taught at Reed College, the Central European University (Prague), and the University of Paris-X, Nanterre. He is a frequent contributor to the New Republic and Dissent as well as the Los Angeles Times. He became widely known in Greece with the publication of his book The Seduction of Unreason: the intellectual romance with fascism: from Nietzsche to postmodernism, by Polis Publications.

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Artist Richard Wolin
Organizer Hellenic American Union, Hellenic American University
Venue Hellenic American Union Auditorium
Start Date 05/05/2008
End Date 05/05/2008
Starting Time 20:30
Type Talk - Presentation
Languages: EN
Interpretation Provided: No
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Admission Fee Admission is free
Last Update At: 2009/03/18 - 15:16:32

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