Freedom, Rights And Pornography: A Collection of Papers by Fred R. Berger

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789401054720
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Series: Philosophical Studies Series , #50
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
  • Pages: 222
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Table of Contents

1: Mill And The Right Of Free Expression.- I. Mill’s Concept Of A Right.- II. The Basic Elements Of Mill’s Moral Theory.- Mill’s Concept of Happiness.- Mill On Moral Rules.- The Rules of Justice.- Further Development of Mill’s Theory.- III. The Right Of Free Expression.- 2: The Right Of Free Expression.- I. Features Of A Basic Constitutional Right.- II. Philosophical Justifications For Freedom of Expression.- III. The Right Of Free Expression—A New Perspective.- IV. Censorship and Regulation-Crucial Tools of Analysis 23 V. Conclusion.- 3: Symbolic Conduct And Freedom Of Speech.- I. The Nature Of Symbolic Conduct.- II. The Argument For Protection.- III. Objections And Replies.- IV. Legal Doctrines Needed.- 4: Judicial Review, Constitutionally Protected Rights, And Democracy.- I. Principles Used In Deciding Constitutional Questions.- II. The Role Of The Constitution In Protecting 51 Basic.- 5: Some Aspects Of Legal Reasoning Concerning Constitutionally Protected Rights.- I. Constitutionally Protected Rights And Values Esssential To A Democracy.- II. The Courts Protection Of Fundamental Rights.- 6: ‘Law And Order’ And Civil DISOBEDIENCE.- I. Law, Regularity And Security.- II. Disorder.- III. Replies To Objections.- 7: Paternalism And Autonomy.- I. Mill’s Concept of Happiness.- II. Mill’s Conception of Justice and Rights.- III. Further Development of Mill’s Theory.- IV. Paternalism and Autonomy.- 8: Sex Role Change And Autonomy.- 9: Racial And Sex-Role Stereotyping In The Media: An Analysis.- 10: The Differences In The Cases For And Against Preferential Treatment Based On Sex And Those Based On Race.- 11: Pornography, Sex, And Censorship.- I. Objections To Pornography: Conflicting Views On Sex.- II. The Response To Conservative Objections.- 12: Pornography, Feminism, And Censorship.- I. The Feminist Objections To Pornography.- II. Response To The Arguments.- III. Conclusions.- 13: Gratitude.- I. The Duty To Show Gratitude.- II. What Does Gratitude Express.- III. The Significance Of Gratitude For Moral Philosophy.- 14: Love, Friendship, And Utility: On Practical Reason And Reductionism.- I. Love and Friendship.- II. Utilitarianism.- III. Practical Reasoning and Reductivist Explanation.- Bibliography Of Fred Berger’s Work.- Index Of Names.- Index Of Subjects.

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