An Approach to Rights: Studies in the Philosophy of Law and Morals

An Approach to Rights: Studies in the Philosophy of Law and Morals

by C.P. Wellman

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789048148141
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 01/27/2011
Series: Law and Philosophy Library , #29
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1. Seeking a Theory of Rights. 2. Upholding Legal Rights. 3. Legal Rights. 4. A New Conception of Human Rights. 5. Consent to Medical Research on Children. 6. Taking Economic Rights Seriously. 7. Moral Rights and Positive Law. 8. The Growth of Children's Rights. 9. Terrorism and Moral Rights. 10. Judicial Discretion and Constitutional Law. 11. The Right to Privacy and Personal Autonomy. 12. Social Justice and Human Rights. 13. Violence, Law, and Basic Rights. 14. Politics and Constitutional Rights. 15. Interpreting the Bill of Rights. 16. The Inalienable Right to Life. Bibliography. Index of Names. Index of Subjects.

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