New Essays On The Nature Of Rights

Author: Mark McBride
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

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 ...

The Nature Of Moral Responsibility

Author: Randolph Clarke
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199998078
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This volume presents twelve original essays from participants in these debates. The contributors include prominent established figures as well as influential younger philosophers.

Virtue S Reasons

Author: Noell Birondo
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 131531424X
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This book will be of major interest to scholars working on virtue theory, the nature of moral character, and normative ethics.


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 ...

New Essays On Belief

Author: N. Nottelmann
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137026529
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Belief is a fundamental concept within many branches of contemporary philosophy and an important subject in its own right. This volume comprises 11 original essays on belief written by a range of the best authors in the field.

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.