Natural Rights

Some articles on natural, natural rights, rights:

Natural Law and Women's Rights
17th century natural law philosophers in Britain and America, such as Thomas Hobbes, Jean-Jacques Rousseau and John Locke, developed the theory of natural rights in reference to ... Like the ancient philosophers, 17th century natural law philosophers defended slavery and an inferior status of women in law ... Relying on ancient Greek philosophers, natural law philosophers argued that natural rights where not derived from god, but were "universal, self-evident, and intuitive", a law that could be found ...
History Of Human Rights - Modern Human Rights Movement - Age of Discovery, Early Modern Period, and Age of Enlightenment
... and 16th centuries by Spain, during the Age of Discovery, resulted in vigorous debate about human rights in Colonial Spanish America ... provisions of the Laws of Burgos were child labor women's rights wages suitable accommodations and rest/vacation, among others ... notably John Locke, developed the concept of natural rights, the notion that people are naturally free and equal ...
Natural And Legal Rights
... Natural and legal rights are two types of rights theoretically distinct according to philosophers and political scientists ... Natural rights are rights not contingent upon the laws, customs, or beliefs of any particular culture or government, and therefore universal and inalienable ... In contrast, legal rights are those bestowed onto a person by the law of a particular political and legal system, and therefore relative to specific cultures and ...
Libertarian Christianity
... believe that all secular governments exist to protect natural rights, and only to protect natural rights and they believe that natural rights are necessarily defined in terms of ... with categories of libertarianism and anarchism that generally espouse private property and natural rights ...
Philosophy Of Healthcare - Birth and Death - Birth and Living
... with healthcare philosophy, the theory of natural rights becomes a rather pertinent subject ... After birth, man is effectively endowed with a series of natural rights that cannot be banished under any circumstances ... One major proponent of natural rights theory was seventeenth-century English political philosopher John Locke ...

Famous quotes containing the words rights and/or natural:

    A hundred things are done today in the divine name of Youth, that if they showed their true colours would be seen by rights to belong rather to old age.
    Wyndham Lewis (1882–1957)

    The very natural tendency to use terms derived from traditional grammar like verb, noun, adjective, passive voice, in describing languages outside of Indo-European is fraught with grave possibilities of misunderstanding.
    Benjamin Lee Whorf (1897–1934)