Vol. 2 No. 1 (2020): Simon Fraser University Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy

Human Rights as a Kind of Hermeneutical Justice

Published 2020-10-21


  • Hermeneutical Justice,
  • Ethics of Care,
  • Miranda Fricker


By reference to the Ethics of Care and Miranda Fricker’s theory of Hermeneutical Injustice, I argue that human rights may serve as a type of hermeneutical justice, which allow people to understand and express their moral concerns and care for others across the globe.