Is there such a thing as the Common Good, independent of the wishes of the individual members
Is there such a thing as the Common Good, independent of the wishes of the individual members of society taken separately or together? If so, what is it and how is it grounded?
On what basis, if any, can we speak meaningfully of human rights?
What is the relationship between human rights and the common good?
The common good is the interconnection of the environment, the society we live in and the social systems in a way that benefits all of us. It is a summation of the conditions of social life that allow the members relatively access to their own fulfilment. Thus, common good is taken together despite the free rider problem where non participants….