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Human rights, ownership, and the individual

Human rights, ownership, and the individual

Author: Rowan Cruft
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Rowan Cruft develops an original theory of rights that partially vindicates this concept's central place in modern moral, political and legal thinking. He defends human rights law as  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rowan Cruft
ISBN: 9780198793366 0198793367
OCLC Number: 1277471180
Description: IX, 283 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface1: IntroductionPart I: Rights as Addressive Duties2: Rights' Elusive Relation to Interests3: Rights' Elusive Relation to Powers4: Rights' Relation to the First and Second Person5: Rights and Interests Revisited6: From Directed Duties to RightsPart II: Human Rights for the Right-Holder's Sake7: Teleological Groundings of Rights and Duties8: The Individual's Place in the Grounding of her Rights9: The 'Human' in Human Rights and the Law10: Human Rights as Everyone's BusinessPart III: Property Rights for the Common Good11: Introducing Property Rights12: Modest Property Rights for the Right-Holder's Sake13: Property Rights for the Common Good14: Rights Protecting Performance of Duties15: Conclusion: A Partial Vindication of Rights
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Rowan Cruft's ingenious addition to the canon of how to think about human rights, and rights more generally, rewrites the score * Zofia Stemplowska, Journal of Applied Philosophy * Human Rights, Read more...

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