Rights are a cornerstone of much contemporary moral and political philosophy. They tell us what we are owed by others, what protections we enjoy against both private citizens and against the state, and they inform us of the restrictions on our freedom that morality and law demand.
"War and Individual Rights: The Foundation of Just War Theory,"
International Dialogue: Vol. 7, Article 7.
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