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The concept of rights / by George W. Rainbolt.

By: Rainbolt, George W.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Springer.Law and philosophy library: v. 73.Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xv, 253 p.).ISBN: 9781402039775; 1402039778.Subject(s): Law -- Philosophy | Law and ethics | Human rights -- PhilosophyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Concept of rights.Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Rights and Hohfeldian analysis -- Normative constraints -- Deontic and alethic concepts -- The relational nature of rights -- Rights, reasons, and persons -- Rights conflict -- Right holders : present -- Right holders : past and future -- A final comparison.
Summary: What is it to have a right? This book defends an alternative to traditional views, the justified-constraint theory of rights. It also solves the puzzle of the relational nature of rights. It gives a systematic account of an important alternative to the best theories of rights in the literature.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-248) and index.

Rights and Hohfeldian analysis -- Normative constraints -- Deontic and alethic concepts -- The relational nature of rights -- Rights, reasons, and persons -- Rights conflict -- Right holders : present -- Right holders : past and future -- A final comparison.

What is it to have a right? This book defends an alternative to traditional views, the justified-constraint theory of rights. It also solves the puzzle of the relational nature of rights. It gives a systematic account of an important alternative to the best theories of rights in the literature.

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