Download e-book for kindle: A Political Theory of Rights by Attracta Ingram

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 publication offers a radical research of this significant subject in smooth political discourse. The booklet demanding situations the orthodox view that rights are a kind of estate declare in one's body.

Drawing at the culture of the social agreement in addition to the wealth of modern paintings in political concept the e-book argues for a unique notion of rights. Rights are conceived as a undeniable kind of political declare, justified by means of a Kantian excellent of autonomy. furthermore, that justification offers an ethical foundation for rights that, whereas self sufficient of legislations and customized, is usually tied to a picture of citizenship relatively fitted to the pluralistic nature of up to date liberal society.

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