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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Human rights -- Philosophy,
  • Liberalism -- Philosophy,
  • Natural law

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesSocial philosophy & policy.
Statementedited by Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred D. Miller, Jr., and Jeffrey Paul.
ContributionsPaul, Ellen Frankel., Miller, Fred Dycus, 1944-, Paul, Jeffrey.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC571 .N3327 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 403 p. ;
Number of Pages403
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15570527M
ISBN 100521615143
LC Control Number2004056934
OCLC/WorldCa56685118

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Download Citation | Natural rights liberalism from Locke to Nozick | This collection of essays is dedicated to the memory of the late Harvard philosopher Robert Nozick, who died in The /_Natural_rights_liberalism_from_Locke_to_Nozick. Get this from a library! Natural rights liberalism from Locke to Nozick. [Ellen Frankel Paul; Fred Dycus Miller; Jeffrey Paul;] -- "The essays in this book have also been published, without introduction and index, in the semiannual journal Social philosophy & policy, vol number 1"--T.p. verso. Includes bibliographical This collection of essays is dedicated to the memory of the philosopher Robert Nozick. The publication of Nozick's Anarchy, State, and Utopia revived serious interest in natural rights liberalism. Some of our contributors critique Nozick's political philosophy, while others examine earlier figures in the liberal tradition, most notably John :// Webcat Plus: Natural Rights Liberalism from Locke to Nozick: Vol Part 1, This collection of essays is dedicated to the memory of the late Harvard philosopher Robert Nozick, who died in The publication of Nozick's Anarchy, State, and Utopia in

Natural rights liberalism from Locke to Nozick edited by Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred D. Miller, Jr., and Jeffrey Paul Cambridge University Press,   (Nozick argues for this last point along Lockean lines.) In other words, Nozick takes our fundamental rights to be of the negative sort. These are rights to be free from certain acts by other people (assault, theft, enslavement, etc.), not rights to be provided with certain goods and services (a right to healthcare, or a right to education).   It thus suggests itself as a viable competitor to rights-based libertarianism and social liberalism. Avainsanat – Nyckelord – Keywords classical liberalism, Locke, Nozick, Hayek, Smith, Consequentialism. Tiedekunta/Osasto – Fakultet/Sektion – Faculty Valtiotieteellinen tiedekunta Laitos – Institution – Department Politiikan ja THE “REVERSE” THEORY. There is a passage in Anarchy, State, and Utopia () where Robert Nozick voices the following general misgiving about the claim that people have affirmative rights to various things, such as social assistance or welfare. The major objection to speaking of everyone's having a right to various things such as equality of opportunity, life, and so on, and enforcing

Among Locke’s contemporaries arguing for natural rights were Samuel von Pufendorf and Algernon Sidney, the latter of which, like Locke, aimed to refute Robert Filmer. For more on natural rights theories prior to Locke, see Richard Tuck, Natural Rights Theories: Their Origin and Development (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ). :// Thus, in a sense, Locke’s natural rights are similar to contemporary human rights. However, there is an important distinction to draw. Natural rights are prior to moral and cultural :// John Locke's political theory has been the subject of many detailed treatments by philosophers and political scientists. But The Lockean Theory of Rights is the first systematic, full-length study of Locke's theory of rights and of its potential for making genuine contributions to contemporary debates about rights Os produtos classificados como "REEMBALADOS" foram devolvidos por um cliente ou tiveram sua embalagem original ://