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Contents: Introduction. Part I Philosophical Approach to Human Rights: ‘Collective’ human rights for the protection of minorities?, Georg Lohmann; Value pluralism and legal philosophy: the impact of Isaiah Berlin and John Gray, Beata Polanowska-Sygulska; On the human right to science and culture, Anna Maria Andersen Nawrot; On the possibility of justifying the idea of human rights, Tomasz Bekrycht. Part II The Fight for Recognition in the Sphere of Law: Human rights as an element of mutual recognition and equality of opportunity, Bartosz Wojciechowski; ‘To tolerate means to insult’ (J.W. v. Goethe): towards a social practice of recognition, Barbara Weber; On Paul Ricoeur’s tribute to legal philosophical issues of recognition and reciprocity, Marcin Pieniążek; Should there be an obligation to recognize an individual’s ascription to a group? On the margins of the 'right to exit' debate, Michał Dudek. Part III Human Rights Legal Protection: Domestic violence, oppression and participatory parity: an analysis of Brazilian law in light of a theory of democratic justice, Marcia Nina Bernardes; No court is an island: philosophy at the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice, Nina-Louisa Lorenz Arold; The constitutionality of law vis-à-vis minority rights, Milena Korycka-Zirk; The problem of slavery - the judge between moral conviction and fidelity to law, Jerzy Zajadło; The principle of self-determination and rights of national minorities. A legal and philosophical analysis of the problem using an example from the Czech Republic, Tatiana Machalová; Les Misérables of Thessaloniki in 2011: a practical case study of human rights and human abuse, Victor Tsilonis; Human rights and transitional justice in post-communist Central-Eastern Europe, Adam Czarnota. Part IV The Problem of Legal Consensus and Legal Identity: Is law’s practical-cultural project condemned to fail the test of ‘contextual congruence’? A dialogue with Hans Albert’s social engineering, José Manuel Aroso Linhares; On the constructivist premise of constitutional patriotism as a normative idea, Karolina M. Cern; Flexible normative space between the European law and the Member State law as a source of constitutional identity, Marek Zirk-Sadowski; The complexity of contemporary legal systems - dilemmas and the paradoxes of law’s legitimacy, Tadeusz Biernat. Index.