Class Notes (834,353)
Canada (508,492)
York University (35,156)
Humanities (1,683)
HUMA 1780 (152)
Lecture

UDHR and Human Rights

3 Pages
112 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Humanities
Course
HUMA 1780
Professor
Tanja Juric
Semester
Winter

Description
Formal vs substantive equalityFormal ex formal declaration of something that all individuals be treated with dignity and respect But we have all experienced that just because someone says we are equal but that is not always the casethis is why we have substantive equality this ensures we ARE treated equally Ex written rulesUDHR presupposes the universality of tautological circular its already given in the premisecommon sense principlesIt aspires to universalize claims about what we would all like to be true re human dignityBut there is a gap between what everyone knows and what everyone should knowHow do we overcome this gap o Slaughter suggests that it is a matter of literacy and legislation ex we are taught HR in literature and lawIncorporationlegal personificationPersonifies the individual into lawMakes them a legal entitybody
More Less

Related notes for HUMA 1780

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit