Ontology of human rights in today's globalized world: the philosophical dimension





human rights, legal ontological concepts, the humanity of law, philosophy of law.


The ontology of human rights forms new features in today's globalized world. Civilizational advancement has modified the interpretation of both fundamental ontological legal concepts in general and human rights in particular. The scientific exploration aims to correlate the gnoseological and axiological aspects with the ontological manifestations of human rights in the modern sociocultural space. The objectives of the study are to determine the essential components of human rights and their interconnection with global processes. The methodological arsenal for achieving the goal of work is general scientific methods (analysis, systematization) and scientific and practical methods of legal regulation (imperative and dispositive). The problem of human rights in the dichotomous section of ontological legal concepts remains a debatable issue. The essence of the right acts as a fundamental dimension in the analysis of human dimension legal aspects. Thus, the ontology of human rights has been repositioned in the modern worldview paradigm and aligns its principles with the trends of globalization. Under the influence of modern socio-cultural factors, the nature of human rights is undergoing significant transformations, not only in the value dimension but also in the existential and semantic dimension. Prospects for further research should be considered new interpretations of ontological legal concepts - legist, natural law, and libertarian - and the development on their basis of a synergistic ontological model of human rights.


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Author Biography

Nataliia Morska, Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.

PhD in Phylosophical Sciences, Associate Professor Philosophy and Social Sciences Department, Faculty of History Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University, Ukraine.


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How to Cite

Morska, N. (2022). Ontology of human rights in today’s globalized world: the philosophical dimension. Amazonia Investiga, 11(60), 264–271. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2022.60.12.27