> 21 2010 (eng) > HUMAN RIGHTS ARE TO PROTECT PEOPLE FROM GOVERNMENTS

Ronald Dworkin
HUMAN RIGHTS ARE TO PROTECT PEOPLE FROM GOVERNMENTS


22 2010
It is difficult to give a simple answer to this question. When Americans and Russians talk about democracy they are no doubt referring to completely different conceptions of this system. Even within individual cultures people differ in their theories of what genuine democracy means: most Americans would think that an essentially oneparty state cannot be democratic, for instance.