Rights, Communities, and Tradition

University of Toronto Law Journal 41:447-67 (1991)
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This paper argues that there is a close connection between basic human rights and communal bonds. It reviews the views expressed by Alan Gewirth and Alasdair MacIntyre, which in differing ways deny this connection, and concludes that the deficiencies in their accounts reinforce the case for communal bonds.

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Brian Slattery
York University


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