New Essays On The Nature Of Rights

Author: Mark McBride
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ISBN: 9781509910144
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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

Natural Law And Natural Rights

Author: John Finnis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199599130
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This book uses contemporary analytical tools to provide basic accounts of values and principles, community and 'common good', justice and human rights, authority, law, the varieties of obligation, unjust law, and even the question of divine ...

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 ...

Natural Law Theory

Author: Robert P. George
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198235521
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This volume presents twelve original essays by contemporary natural law theorists and their critics.

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 ...

The Philosophy Of Creativity

Author: Elliot Samuel Paul
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199836965
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It also raises a wealth of neglected and yet evocative philosophical questions. The Philosophy of Creativity takes up these questions and, in doing so, illustrates the value of interdisciplinary exchange.

Liberalism

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 ...

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 ...