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A Political Theory of Rights by Attracta Ingram PDF

By Attracta Ingram

ISBN-10: 0198279639

ISBN-13: 9780198279631

Rights are easy development blocks of the modern country and but their rigorous justification is notoriously tricky. This ebook offers an intensive research of this significant subject in glossy political discourse. The booklet demanding situations the orthodox view that rights are one of those estate declare in one's body.

Drawing at the culture of the social agreement in addition to the wealth of modern paintings in political conception the ebook argues for a distinct belief of rights. Rights are conceived as a undeniable form of political declare, justified via a Kantian perfect of autonomy. in addition, that justification offers an ethical foundation for rights that, whereas self sustaining of legislations and customized, can be tied to a picture of citizenship rather fitted to the pluralistic nature of latest liberal society.

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