The Morality of Freedom

The Morality of Freedom

by Joseph Raz

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ISBN-13: 9780198247722
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 07/24/1986
Pages: 432
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Table of Contents

The Problem of Political Freedom
1(22)
A Journey of Exploration
1(2)
The Importance of Politics
3(3)
The Revisionist Challenge
6(2)
The Presumption of Liberty
8(4)
The Simple Principle
12(2)
The Inadequacy of Linguistic Analysis
14(2)
Liberalism and Individualism
16(7)
I. The Bounds of Authority
Authority and Reason
23(15)
Authority and Justified Power
23(5)
The Recognitional Conception
28(3)
The Inspirational Conception
31(4)
Content-Independent Reasons
35(3)
The Justification of Authority
38(32)
'Surrendering One's Judgement'
38(4)
The Dependence Thesis
42(11)
The Justification of Authority
53(4)
The Pre-emptive Thesis
57(5)
Objections
62(8)
The Authority of States
70(40)
The Normal Justification of Political Authority
70(10)
Consent
80(8)
Consent as the Foundation of Authority
88(6)
Respect for Law
94(5)
The Political Obligation
99(11)
II. Anti-Perfectionism
Neutral Political Concern
110(24)
Forms of Neutrality
111(6)
The Impossibility of Strict Political Neutrality
117(7)
Neutrality and the Social Role of Justice
124(6)
From Neutrality to Pluralism
130(4)
The Exclusion of Ideals
134(31)
Preliminaries
134(3)
Political Welfarism
137(8)
Treating People as Ends
145(3)
Coercion and Autonomy
148(9)
On Some Underlying Intuitions
157(8)
III. Individualistic Freedom: Liberty and Rights
The Nature of Rights
165(28)
Rights: The Main Features
165(3)
Core and Derivative Rights
168(2)
The Correlativity of Rights and Duties
170(1)
Holding Individuals to be Under a Duty
171(2)
Promises and Agreements
173(3)
Capacity for Rights
176(4)
Rights and Interests
180(3)
Rights and Duties
183(3)
The Importance of Rights
186(7)
Right-Based Moralities
193(24)
Some Preliminary Doubts
194(4)
Rights and Individualism
198(5)
Autonomy and Rights
203(4)
Collective Rights
207(3)
Intrinsic Duties
210(3)
Rights and Narrow Morality
213(4)
Equality
217(28)
The Problem
217(4)
Equality as Universal Entitlement
221(1)
Principles of Equal Distribution in Conflict
222(3)
Egalitarian Principles
225(2)
Rhetorical Egalitarianism
227(2)
Strict Egalitarianism
229(4)
The Presuppositions of Egalitarianism
233(7)
The Rejection of Egalitarianism
240(5)
Liberty and Rights
245(22)
Is Liberty Based on Rights?
245(5)
The Collective Aspect of Liberal Rights
250(5)
An Alternative View of Constitutional Rights
255(12)
IV. Society and Value
Consequentialism: An Introduction
267(21)
Consequentialism: Some Common Themes
268(3)
Separateness of Persons: Trade-Offs
271(6)
Separateness of Persons: Agent-Neutrality
277(7)
Separateness of Persons: Integrity
284(4)
Personal Well-Being
288(33)
Personal Goals
288(6)
Well-Being and Self-Interest
294(6)
Goals and Reasons
300(5)
The Primacy of Action Reasons
305(2)
Social Forms
307(6)
The Inseparability of Morality and Well-Being
313(8)
Incommensurability
321(48)
The Concept
322(6)
Incommensurability and Rough Equality
328(7)
Denying Comparability
335(5)
The Incomparability of Comprehensive Goals
340(5)
Constitutive Incommensurabilities
345(8)
Loyalty and Commitment
353(4)
Moral Dilemmas
357(12)
V. Freedom and Politics
Autonomy and Pluralism
369(31)
Personal Autonomy
369(9)
Autonomy and Value
378(12)
The Value of Autonomy
390(5)
Value Pluralism
395(5)
Freedom and Autonomy
400(31)
Pluralism and Intolerance
401(6)
Autonomy-Based Freedom
407(5)
Autonomy and the Harm Principle
412(8)
Beyond the Harm Principle
420(4)
The Shape of Freedom
424(7)
Index 431

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