The Resource A Political Theory of Rights

A Political Theory of Rights

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A Political Theory of Rights
Title
A Political Theory of Rights
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Language
eng
Summary
Rights are the basic building blocks of every liberal state. This book addresses fundamental questions about them. What are they? How can they be justified? What role should they play in political life? By offering new and cogent answers to these questions, the book aims to provide a firm foundation for notions such as human rights
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Ingram, Attracta
LC call number
JC571 -- .I489 1994eb
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Autonomy
  • Human rights
Label
A Political Theory of Rights
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=3053306
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements -- Contents -- 1. Introduction -- 1.1. Rights: The Issue of Sense -- 1.2. General Aims -- 1.3. The Importance of Individuals -- 1.4. Misgivings about Rights -- 1.5. Natural Law and Natural Rights -- 1.6. The Principle of Self-Ownership -- Part I. Self-Ownership: The Proprietary Conception of Rights -- 2. What is Self-Ownership? -- 2.1. Introduction -- 2.2. What is Property? -- 2.3. Full Liberal Ownership -- 2.4. The Meaning of Self-Ownership -- 2.5. Must Self-Ownership be Libertarian? -- 2.6. Self-Ownership: Sources of Scepticism -- 2.7. Summary -- 3. Self-Ownership and World Ownership -- 3.1. Introduction -- 3.2. Rights to Resources and Varieties of World Ownership -- 3.3. Locke's Theory of Just Acquisition -- 3.4. Nozick's Theory of Just Acquisition -- 3.5. The Steiner Constitution -- 3.6. Conclusion -- 4. Proprietary Rights and Self-Command -- 4.1. Introduction -- 4.2. A Conjectural History of Proprietary Rights -- 4.3. The Withering Away of Rights: (i) Totalitarianism -- 4.4. The Withering Away of Rights: (ii) Full Compliance -- 4.5. A Right to Change Society? -- 4.6. Fixing the System of Freedom and Constraint -- Part II. Self-government: The Political Conception of Rights -- 5. The Moral Basis of Rights -- 5.1. Introduction -- 5.2. A New Beginning -- 5.3. Locating the Moral Basis of Rights -- 5.4. Autonomy -- 5.5. Autonomy as Personal and Political -- 5.6. The Interplay of Personal and Political Autonomy -- 5.7. The Good of Autonomy -- 5.8. Our Sense of Autonomy -- 5.9. Conclusion -- 6. Constructing a Theory of Rights: Ideal Conversations -- 6.1. Introduction -- 6.2. Discourse and Contract -- 6.3. Habermas on Ideal Speech -- 6.4. Larmore's Neutral Justification -- 6.5. Ackerman's Constrained Conversation -- 6.6. Political Liberalism -- 6.7. Summary
  • 7. Constructing a Theory of Rights: Building in Conversational Constraints -- 7.1. Introduction -- 7.2. Can Ideal Discourse Bind? -- 7.3. Autonomy-Regarding Constraints: Personal -- 7.4. Autonomy-Regarding Constraints: Political -- 7.5. The Interdependence of Autonomous Human Beings -- 7.6. Autonomy against Self-Ownership -- 7.7. From Modus Vivendi Politics to Expressivism -- 7.8. Summary -- 8. Principles of Self-Government -- 8.1. Introduction -- 8.2. Principles of Self-Government -- 8.3. Summary -- 9. Rights as Political -- 9.1. Introduction -- 9.2. The Political Understanding of Rights -- 9.3. Human Rights -- 9.4. Rights Scepticism -- 9.5. Talents and Bodily Integrity -- 9.6. Rights and Solidarity -- 9.7. Summary -- 10. Conclusion -- 10.1. Making Sense of Rights -- 10.2. Determining What Rights We Have -- 10.3. Why the Institution of Rights? -- 10.4. Concluding Remarks -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
Control code
EBC3053306
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (245 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191520921
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3053306
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3053306
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10283797
  • (OCoLC)191827115
Label
A Political Theory of Rights
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=3053306
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements -- Contents -- 1. Introduction -- 1.1. Rights: The Issue of Sense -- 1.2. General Aims -- 1.3. The Importance of Individuals -- 1.4. Misgivings about Rights -- 1.5. Natural Law and Natural Rights -- 1.6. The Principle of Self-Ownership -- Part I. Self-Ownership: The Proprietary Conception of Rights -- 2. What is Self-Ownership? -- 2.1. Introduction -- 2.2. What is Property? -- 2.3. Full Liberal Ownership -- 2.4. The Meaning of Self-Ownership -- 2.5. Must Self-Ownership be Libertarian? -- 2.6. Self-Ownership: Sources of Scepticism -- 2.7. Summary -- 3. Self-Ownership and World Ownership -- 3.1. Introduction -- 3.2. Rights to Resources and Varieties of World Ownership -- 3.3. Locke's Theory of Just Acquisition -- 3.4. Nozick's Theory of Just Acquisition -- 3.5. The Steiner Constitution -- 3.6. Conclusion -- 4. Proprietary Rights and Self-Command -- 4.1. Introduction -- 4.2. A Conjectural History of Proprietary Rights -- 4.3. The Withering Away of Rights: (i) Totalitarianism -- 4.4. The Withering Away of Rights: (ii) Full Compliance -- 4.5. A Right to Change Society? -- 4.6. Fixing the System of Freedom and Constraint -- Part II. Self-government: The Political Conception of Rights -- 5. The Moral Basis of Rights -- 5.1. Introduction -- 5.2. A New Beginning -- 5.3. Locating the Moral Basis of Rights -- 5.4. Autonomy -- 5.5. Autonomy as Personal and Political -- 5.6. The Interplay of Personal and Political Autonomy -- 5.7. The Good of Autonomy -- 5.8. Our Sense of Autonomy -- 5.9. Conclusion -- 6. Constructing a Theory of Rights: Ideal Conversations -- 6.1. Introduction -- 6.2. Discourse and Contract -- 6.3. Habermas on Ideal Speech -- 6.4. Larmore's Neutral Justification -- 6.5. Ackerman's Constrained Conversation -- 6.6. Political Liberalism -- 6.7. Summary
  • 7. Constructing a Theory of Rights: Building in Conversational Constraints -- 7.1. Introduction -- 7.2. Can Ideal Discourse Bind? -- 7.3. Autonomy-Regarding Constraints: Personal -- 7.4. Autonomy-Regarding Constraints: Political -- 7.5. The Interdependence of Autonomous Human Beings -- 7.6. Autonomy against Self-Ownership -- 7.7. From Modus Vivendi Politics to Expressivism -- 7.8. Summary -- 8. Principles of Self-Government -- 8.1. Introduction -- 8.2. Principles of Self-Government -- 8.3. Summary -- 9. Rights as Political -- 9.1. Introduction -- 9.2. The Political Understanding of Rights -- 9.3. Human Rights -- 9.4. Rights Scepticism -- 9.5. Talents and Bodily Integrity -- 9.6. Rights and Solidarity -- 9.7. Summary -- 10. Conclusion -- 10.1. Making Sense of Rights -- 10.2. Determining What Rights We Have -- 10.3. Why the Institution of Rights? -- 10.4. Concluding Remarks -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
Control code
EBC3053306
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (245 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191520921
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3053306
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3053306
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10283797
  • (OCoLC)191827115

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