Powerful rationality or rationality of power?: Reflections on Russian scepticism towards human rights.
2012 (English)In: Power and Legitimacy - Challenges from Russia. / [ed] Per-Arne Bodin, Stefan Hedlund, Elena Namli, Oxon: Routledge, 2012, 1, 133-151 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
The aim of the chapter is to analyse the scepticism towards human rights in contemporary Russia. It elaborates on the critique which views rationalism as embedded in the exercise of power by being strongly connected to Western liberalism as a dominant cultural and ideological tradition.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Oxon: Routledge, 2012, 1. 133-151 p.
, Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series, 39
Human rights, rationalism, Russian philosophy
Research subject Ethics
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-177975ISBN: 978-0-415-67776-9OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-177975DiVA: diva2:541684
ProjectsHuman Rights as Ethics, Politics and Law
FunderSwedish Research Council