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Download e-book for iPad: An Introduction to Rights (Cambridge Introductions to by William A. Edmundson

By William A. Edmundson

ISBN-10: 1107010985

ISBN-13: 9781107010987

ISBN-10: 110764819X

ISBN-13: 9781107648197

An advent to Rights is a readable and obtainable advent to the heritage, good judgment, ethical implications, and political traits of the assumption of rights. it truly is geared up chronologically and discusses vital old occasions akin to the French and American Revolutions. It treats a number old figures, together with Grotius, Paley, Hobbes, Locke, Bentham, Burke, Godwin, Douglass, Mill, and Hohfeld, and relates the concept that of rights to modern debates akin to consequentialism as opposed to contractualism. This completely up to date moment variation contains a new preface and expands the dialogue of the staggering position that slavery has performed within the historical past of rights. It comprises new fabric on egalitarianism, distributive justice, and what the call for for equivalent rights means.

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