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 ...

Rights Angles

Author: Loren E. Lomasky
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190263962
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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.

Susan Fenimore Cooper

Author: Rochelle Johnson
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 9780820323268
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Collected here are detailed and diverse essays, some that examine Rural Hours, Susan Fenimore Cooper's most famous work, and others that help establish Cooper as a major practitioner and theorist of American nature writing and as a socially ...

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

New Essays In Religious Naturalism

Author: Creighton Peden
Publisher: Mercer University Press
ISBN: 9780865544260
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"The essays in this volume were selected from those presented at a Conference on American Religious Thought sponsored by the Highlands Institute for American Religious Thought, at Highlands, North Carolina.

The Private And Miscellaneous Letters And A New Essay On The Authorship

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... and by assuming to themselves a right of choosing, instead of receiving, a
member when chosen, by transferring to the representative what belonged to the
constituent, they have taken off from the dignity, and, we fear, impaired the
authority of Parliament itself. “We presume again, therefore, humbly to implore
from your Majesty, the only remedies which are any way proportioned to the
nature of the evil: that you would be graciously pleased to dismiss for ever from
your councils those ...

Liberty And Poetic Licence

Author: Bernard G. Beatty
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
ISBN: 0853235899
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Moving chronologically from Byron's earliest writings to those at the end of his life, Liberty and Poetic Licence brings together a distinguished group of Byron scholars to consider every aspect of Byron's poetry and prose.