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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

HRT 105 - Introduction to Human Rights

Introduction to the historical and conceptual development of human rights as moral, legal, and cultural constraints on the behavior of states in relation to their citizens. Analysis is theoretical, exploring philosophical arguments surrounding the historical development of human rights and their current role in legal, cultural, literary, and political products. Fulfills Foundations - Philosophy and Literature. Cross-listed with PLS 105. Offered fall and winter semesters.

Credits: 3

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