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Rights Theory

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Rights Theory

  1. 1. Rights TheoryPrepared for: Richard EscoePrepared by:Ahmed AlzaabiWaleed Al yafiea
  2. 2. Index• Introduction• Background• Rights• Relation• Conclusion
  3. 3. What is ethics?
  4. 4. Rights Theory
  5. 5. Background• Cyrus the Great, the first king of Persia, freed the slaves of Babylon, 539 B.C.• “all people had the right to choose their own religion, and established racial equality”
  6. 6. Background• The Magna Carta (1215) King John of England
  7. 7. Background• Petition of Right (1628) Charles I
  8. 8. Background• United States Declaration of Independence (1776) Thomas Jefferson
  9. 9. Background• The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) Eleanor Roosevelt
  10. 10. Rights• Natural Law• Natural Rights• Human Rights
  11. 11. What are human rights?
  12. 12. “Men are born and remainfree and equal in rights.”The French Declaration of the Rights ofMan and of the Citizen, France, August26, 1789.
  13. 13. Who has human rights?  Me?  You?  Citizens?  Non-citizens?  Criminals?  Minority groups?  Companies?• Human rights belong to all human beings by virtue of them being human
  14. 14. Human rights• UNIVERSAL• INALIENABLE• INDIVISIBLE and INTERDEPENDENT
  15. 15. Types of human rights1. Absolute rights2. Limited rights.3. Qualified rights
  16. 16. Two Concept Of Rights• Negative Rights: Rights to Noninterference
  17. 17. Two Concept Of Rights• Positive Rights: Rights to Well-Being
  18. 18. Property rights
  19. 19. Women Rights• "Nothing could delight me more than to see the woman taking up her distinctive position in society ... “
  20. 20. Working In Ramadan
  21. 21. Animal Rights• Dog
  22. 22. How are Rights Theory and Lawrelated?
  23. 23. Movie
  24. 24. Conclusion

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