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Human rights and human well-being [electronic resource] / William J. Talbott.

Author/Creator:
Talbott, W. J.
Publication:
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (425 p.)
Series:
Oxford political philosophy.
Oxford political philosophy
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Subjects:
Human rights -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Human rights -- Philosophy.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Explaining the development of human rights as a process of moral improvement in ground level moral and legal practices, the author considers the process by which moral and legal practices are improved. There is focus on moral improvement and how to apply the model of moral improvement to improvements in the law.
Contents:
""Contents""; ""1. The Consequentialist Project for Human Rights""; ""2. Exceptions to Libertarian Natural Rights""; ""3. The Main Principle""; ""4. What Is Well-Being? What Is Equity?""; ""5. The Two Deepest Mysteries in Moral Philosophy""; ""6. Security Rights""; ""7. Epistemological Foundations for Human Rights""; ""8. The Millian Epistemological Argument for Autonomy Rights""; ""9. Property Rights, Contract Rights, and Other Economic Rights""; ""10. Democratic Rights""; ""11. Equity Rights""; ""12. The Most Reliable Judgment Standard for Soft Legal Paternalism""
""13. Liberty Rights and Privacy Rights""""14. Clarifications and Responses to Objections""; ""15. Conclusion""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed Dec. 17, 2010).
ISBN:
0-19-931136-6
1-282-90605-4
9786612906053
0-19-981319-1
OCLC:
692197033