New Essays On The Nature Of Rights

Author: Mark McBride
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1509910158
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This collection will no doubt dominate the future conceptual discussions concerning the nature of rights and their role in political theory.' Professor Alon Harel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

New Essays In Political And Social Philosophy

Author: Ellen Frankel Paul
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107604532
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The concept of rights is unsatisfactory because it is either defined in terms of
something else, which is in that case the real foundation, or else it is employed
arbitrarily as a matter of intuition. But of course intuitions differ. Presumably, the
most plausible candidate for a foundational concept of rights would be natural
rights. Natural rights are so called because they are supposedly rooted in human
nature. Yet the inherent normativity in the concept of rights is not easily or clearly
derived ...

New Essays In The Legal And Political Theory Of Property

Author: Stephen R. Munzer
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521640015
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Lockean Arguments for Private Intellectual Property SEANA VALENTINE
SHIFFRIN It has been pretended . . . that inventors have a natural and exclusive
right to their inventions. . . . If nature has made any one thing less susceptible
than others of exclusive property, it is the action of the thinking power called an
idea. ... Its peculiar character ... is that no one possesses the less, because every
other possesses the whole of it. He who receives an idea from me, receives
instruction himself ...


Author: Jan Narveson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780792366409
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This collection of original essays by leading specialists in political philosophy, legal theory, and economics offers answers to that question, by exploring the theoretical commitments of liberals and some of the practical implications of ...

Autonomy And The Challenges To Liberalism

Author: John Christman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139444200
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New Essays John Christman, Joel Anderson ... Recent theoretical debates over
political liberalism address a wide variety of issues, from citizenship and minority
rights to the role of constitutional foundations and democratic deliberation. ... in
the extensive recent philosophical literature on the nature of autonomy, debates
over the content-neutrality of autonomy or the social conditions necessary for its
exercise ultimately turn on issues of the scope of privacy, the nature of rights, the

Rights Angles

Author: Cory Professor of Political Philosophy Policy & Law Loren E Lomasky
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190263954
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This volume collects fifteen of his articles that have appeared since his influential volume Persons, Rights, and the Moral Community (OUP, 1987) alongside one new essay.

Natural Rights Individualism And Progressivism In American Political Philosophy Volume 29

Author: Ellen Frankel Paul
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107641942
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The second series of essays focuses on the Progressive repudiation of natural
rights individualism and its far-reaching effect on American pol— itics and public
policy. Two essays explain why theorists such as Dewey objected to natural
rights and consider how Progressivism led to a new view of the nature and role of
government. Other essays consider the import of Progressivism for policy issues
such as race relations and property rights. The concluding two essays offer
contrasting ...

Natural Rights And The New Republicanism

Author: Michael P. Zuckert
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691059709
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Nature. IN 1688-89 the most Whiggish of the Whigs were Grotians; by 1750 or so,
they were Lockeans.1 The obfuscating theory of unicontractarianism has
concealed the fact of this change so effectively that we have no real idea of how it
came ... In the early 1660s, while still a rather young scholar at Oxford, Locke
offered a series of lectures in moral philosophy in connection with which he
apparently prepared the untitled manuscript now known as Essays on the Law of
Nature or ...

The Rights Of Nature

Author: Roderick Frazier Nash
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299118433
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This exploration of a new dimension in environmental ethics is both illuminating and overdue.”—Stewart Udall “His account makes history ‘come alive.’”—Sierra “So smoothly written that one almost does not notice the breadth ...