James W. Nickel's Personal Web Page
Jim Nickel is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Law at the University of Miami.
His work is in human rights law and theory, jurisprudence, and political philosophy.
Nickel is the author of Making Sense of Human Rights (2nd ed. 2007) and numerous articles in philosophy and law (see CV)
Recent articles include:
- "Assigning Functions to Human Rights: Methodological Issues in Human Rights Theory," in Human Rights: Moral or Political?, edited by Adam Etinson (Oxford University Press, 2018): 145-159.
- “Can a Right to Health Care be Justified by Linkage Arguments?” in Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics (2016): 293-306.
- “Personal Deserts and Human Rights,” in Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights (Oxford 2015): 153-165.
- “Two Models of Normative Frameworks for Human Rights during Emergencies” in Human Rights in Emergencies, edited by Evan J. Criddle, (Cambridge 2016): 56-80.