Discussion on the Connotation of Human Rights



The literal understanding of human rights are rights belong to people, and the deep understanding of them is rights based on people’s own interests and shared equally, without external rules and constraints, or inherent differences of quality. The specific connotation is presented in three aspects, human rights in accordance with innate are rights of universality, human rights in accordance with practice are rights of necessity, and human rights in accordance with reality are rights of protection. This constitutes the overall meaning of human rights, inherently they are rights of inevitability, externally they are rights with ought nature.


Human rights; Universality; Inevitability; Protection

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2Fj.hess.1927024020140602.4399


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