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 ...

Reality Reason And Rights

Author: Douglas B. Rasmussen
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739143034
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This collection of essays seeks to explore Machan’s philosophical ideas by considering some of the basic issues with which he has been concerned throughout his long and highly productive career.


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 ...

The Nature Of Rights At The American Founding And Beyond

Author: Barry Alan Shain
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 9780813926667
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Beginning with the arresting transformation in the grounding of rights prompted by the American War of Independence, the volume moves through what the contributors describe as the "Founders’ Bill of Rights" to the "second" Bill of Rights ...


Author: Carlos Nino
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814757710
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The essays in this volume concern the topic of legal rights, how they are related to morality, the place of rights on moral theory, and the legal recognition of rights.

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