Philosophy of human rights and current ethical issues


This course covers the philosophical origins of human rights, the legitimacy and cultural context of human rights, civil and political rights, economic, social, and cultural rights, contemporary ethical challenges, inequality, discrimination, minority rights, vulnerable populations, information ethics, and human rights advocacy and implementation.

What you will learn

To gain a deep understanding of the philosophical and ethical foundations of human rights, as well as the ability to critically analyze and address contemporary ethical issues related to human rights.

Course program

Philosophical Origins of Human Rights
Legitimacy and Cultural Context of Human Rights
Civil and Political Rights (First Generation)
Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (Second Generation)
Contemporary Ethical Challenges in Human Rights
Inequality, Discrimination, and Minority Rights
Vulnerable Populations and Human Rights
Information Ethics and Human Rights
Human Rights Advocacy and Implementation
Philosophical and Ethical Foundations of Human Rights