New PDF release: A Political Theory of Rights

By Attracta Ingram

ISBN-10: 0198279639

ISBN-13: 9780198279631

Rights are simple construction blocks of the modern kingdom and but their rigorous justification is notoriously tough. This publication offers a radical research of this imperative subject in smooth 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 contemporary paintings in political idea the ebook argues for a distinct notion of rights. Rights are conceived as a undeniable kind of political declare, justified by means of a Kantian excellent of autonomy. in addition, that justification presents an ethical foundation for rights that, whereas autonomous of legislation and customized, is additionally tied to a picture of citizenship fairly suited for the pluralistic nature of latest liberal society.

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