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The Resource Persons, rights, and the moral community, Loren E. Lomasky, (electronic resource)

Persons, rights, and the moral community, Loren E. Lomasky, (electronic resource)

Label
Persons, rights, and the moral community
Title
Persons, rights, and the moral community
Statement of responsibility
Loren E. Lomasky
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book provides a complete and convincing account of what rights we do and do not have, who has them, and why. Presenting the foundations of a liberal, individualistic theory of rights, Lomasky explains the place of rights within the overall structure of morality, arguing for the moral importance of individual commitments to and pursuit of "projects." After developing his theory of basic rights, Lomasky demonstrates its implications for a variety of problems and issues, including property rights, the rights of children, and the status of the unborn, defective persons, animals, and
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Lomasky, Loren E
Dewey number
323.4
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Civil rights
  • Human rights
  • Liberalism
Label
Persons, rights, and the moral community, Loren E. Lomasky, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-276) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. The Use and Abuse of Basic Rights; 2. Persons and Projects; 3. Projects and the Nature of Ethics; 4. The Derivation of Basic Rights; 5. Two Concepts of Liberalism; 6. Property Rights Within a Liberal Order; 7. Extending the Moral Community: Children; 8. At the Margin; 9. Beyond Basic Rights; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn437115804
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 283 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198021223
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)437115804
Label
Persons, rights, and the moral community, Loren E. Lomasky, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-276) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. The Use and Abuse of Basic Rights; 2. Persons and Projects; 3. Projects and the Nature of Ethics; 4. The Derivation of Basic Rights; 5. Two Concepts of Liberalism; 6. Property Rights Within a Liberal Order; 7. Extending the Moral Community: Children; 8. At the Margin; 9. Beyond Basic Rights; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn437115804
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 283 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198021223
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)437115804

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