A Defense of Intellectual Property Rights

A Defense of Intellectual Property Rights

by Richard A. Spinello, Maria Bottis
     
 

Richard A. Spinello and Maria Bottis defend the thesis that intellectual property rights are justified on non-economic grounds. The rationale for this moral justification is primarily inspired by the theory of John Locke. In the process of defending Locke, the authors confront the deconstructionist critique of intellectual property rights and remove the major

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Richard A. Spinello and Maria Bottis defend the thesis that intellectual property rights are justified on non-economic grounds. The rationale for this moral justification is primarily inspired by the theory of John Locke. In the process of defending Locke, the authors confront the deconstructionist critique of intellectual property rights and remove the major barriers interfering with a proper understanding of authorial entitlement. The book also familiarizes the reader with the rich historical and legal tradition behind intellectual property protection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847203953
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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