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Locke and Law / Edition 1

Locke and Law / Edition 1

by Thom Brooks


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ISBN-13: 9780754626787
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/30/2007
Series: Philosophers and Law Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 520
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Thom Brooks is Lecturer in Poltical Thought at the University of Newcastle, UK.

Table of Contents

Contents: Series preface; Introduction; Part I Natural Law and Natural Rights: Locke on natural law and property rights, David C. Snyder; Limiting Locke: a natural law justification for the fair use doctrine, Benjamin G. Damstedt; The shape of Lockean rights: fairness, pareto, moderation, and consent, Richard J. Arnesen . Part II Property: Original acquisition of private property, Leif Wenar; Locke, property, and progressive taxes, Donna M. Byrne ; Nozick and Locke: filling the space of rights, Jeremy Waldron. Part III Abortion: The prize and the price of individual agency: another perspective on abortion and liberal government, Kimberley Sharron Dunn . Part IV Constitutional Law: John Locke's doctrine of the separation of powers: a re-evaluation, Suri Ratnapala; Reason to ratify: the influence of John Locke's religious beliefs on the creation and adoption of the United States Constitution, David L. Wardle; John Locke's political plan, or, there's no such thing as judicial impartiality (and it's a good thing too), John M. Kang. Part V Law and Society: Radical evil in the Lockean state: the neglect of the political emotions, Martha C. Nussbaum. Part VI Punishment: Locke and the right to punish, A. John Simmons; Locke on punishment and the death penalty, Brian Calvert. Part VII Tolerance and Civil Disobedience: 'We the people': John Locke, collective constitutional right, and standing to challenge government action, Donald L. Doernberg; Political Freedom, James Tully; Locke, sincerity, and the rationality of persecution, Paul Bou-Habib ; Name index.

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