Business Ethics - Philosophy of Human Rights Essay
A human rights advocate might wish to see human rights exist in all four ways. (See Section 2. The Existence of Human Rights.)
Third, human rights are numerous (several dozen) rather than few. John Locke's rights to life, liberty, and property were few and abstract (Locke 1689), but human rights as we know them today address specific problems (e.g., guaranteeing fair trials, ending slavery, ensuring the availability of education, preventing genocide).
Fourth, human rights are minimal—or at least