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 ...


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 ...

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 Rights Of An Animal A New Essay In Ethics

Author: Edward Williams Byron Nicholson
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of warfare and prey upon each other ; that compassion seems excluded from the
system of nature, and therefore they infer no necessity for it. They may say with
Hume " they know not by what principle brutes claim justice at our hands."
Because a certain portion of evil is necessary and unavoidable, they are too
indolent to be at the pains of discrimination to determine how much the mass may
possibly be reduced ; the obvious impossibility of attaining perfection disheartens
them and ...

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 ...

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

Neue Abhandlungen Ber Den Menschlichen Verstand

Author: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag
ISBN: 3849618676
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Die Serie "Meisterwerke der Literatur" beinhaltet die Klassiker der deutschen und weltweiten Literatur in einer einzigartigen Sammlung für Ihren eBook Reader.

A New Essay By The Pennsylvanian Farmer On The Constitutional Power Of Great Britain Over The Colonies In America

Author: John Dickinson
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ebje&ion confifts in a confufed comprehenfion of feyeral points, entirely diftinct in
their nature, and leading to confequences dire&ly op- pofite to each other. There
was a time, when England had no colonies. Trade was the object (he attended to,
in encouraging them. A love of freedom was manifeftly the chief motive of the
adventurers. The connexion of colonies with their parent ftate -may be called a
new objedt of the Engfijb laws. That her right extinguillies all their rights, — rights

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 ...