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  1. Joseph Agassi, Rights and Reason.
    is an unusual phenomenon. The concern with rights different citizens have in different societies is legal rather than philosophical. It is frequently somewhat a technical matter for jurisprudence to decide exactly what rights a citizen has in a given situation and how he might best exercise his rights. Often, to be sure, the legal technicalities involve matters of principle, and if so these should be made explicit. For this, too, there is a need less for philosophy and more for jurisprudence, (...)
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  2. Andrew Altman & Christopher Heath Wellman (2008). The Deontological Defense of Democracy: An Argument From Group Rights. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 89 (3):279-293.
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  3. Davis Andrew (2001). Do Children Have Privacy Rights in the Classroom? Studies in Philosophy and Education 20 (3).
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  4. Robert B. Ashmore (1987). Utility and Rights. Edited by R. G. Frey. Modern Schoolman 64 (2):122-124.
  5. Christiane Bailey (2013). Book Symposium/Tribune du livreZoopolis, by Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012 Zoopolis: A Political Renewal of Animal Rights Theories. Dialogue 52 (4):1-13.
  6. William Anthony Barbieri (1992). Citizenship and Group Rights: "Guestworkers" in the Federal Republic of Germany. Dissertation, Yale University
    This dissertation explores a foundational question of political theory and social ethics: Who is to be included in a political community, and on what terms? This question is approached through an examination of the case of foreign workers and their families in Germany who, although they have become permanent residents and enjoy a number of social and economic rights, remain effectively excluded from the German polity. The roots of this exclusion are traced through an examination of the interrelated processes that (...)
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  7. Mario Biagioli (2006). Patent Republic: Representing Inventions, Constructing Rights and Authors. Social Research: An International Quarterly 73 (4):1129-1172.
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  8. Stephen Biggs (2012). Liberalism, Feminism, and Group Rights. The Monist 95 (1):72-85.
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  9. Omer Biran (2013). Strategic Collusion in Auctions with Externalities. Theory and Decision 75 (1):117-136.
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  10. Kevin W. Bowyer (2010). The 2010 Schubmehl-Prein Essay Competition: What Should Individual Privacy Rights Be with Respect to Services Such as Street View? Acm Sigcas Computers and Society 40 (4):54-54.
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  11. David Braybrooke (1980). Our Natural Bodies, Our Social Rights: Comments on Wheeler. Noûs 14 (2):195-202.
  12. Save the Children Fund Britain) (1993). Spotlight on Children's Rights and the Environment. Education Unit, Save the Children.
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  13. Edmund F. Byrne (1993). The Compensatory Rights of Emerging Interests. Social Philosophy Today 8:397-416.
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  14. Kenneth Campbell (1979). The Concept of Rights. Dissertation, University of Oxford (United Kingdom)
    Available from UMI in association with The British Library. Requires signed TDF. ;The thesis is an examination of the concept of rights. Its aims are analytical and descriptive. No attempt is made to justify any particular possession or denial of rights. It is, however, a theory about rights in general, and not just about either legal or moral rights. This reflects the writer's belief that conceptual problems about the nature of rights can be satisfactorily tackled only if a unified approach (...)
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  15. James W. Ceaser (2012). Progressivism and the Doctrine of Natural Rights. Social Philosophy and Policy 29 (2):177-195.
    Research Articles James W. Ceaser, Social Philosophy and Policy, FirstView Article.
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  16. Simone Chambers (1993). Talking About Rights: Discourse Ethics and the Protection of Rights. Journal of Political Philosophy 1 (3):229–249.
  17. J. W. Child (1990). A. I. Melden, "Rights in Moral Lives". [REVIEW] Philosophical Quarterly 40 (58):112.
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  18. Stephen R. L. Clark (1978). Animal Wrongs. Analysis 38 (3):147 - 149.
  19. J. L. Cohenova (2001). Democracy, Differences and the Right of Privacy. Filosoficky Casopis 49 (2):273-307.
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  20. Roger Crisp (ed.) (2014). Griffin on Human Rights. OUP Oxford.
    This volume presents responses to the work of James Griffin, one of the most significant contributors to the contemporary debate over human rights. Leading moral and political philosophers engage with Griffin's views--according to which human rights are best understood as protections of our agency and personhood--and Griffin offers his own reply.
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  21. Paulo Ferreira da Cunha (2001). O Ponto de Arquimedes Natureza Humana, Direito Natural, Direitos Humanos.
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  22. Derrick Darby, Book Review: An Introduction to Rights. [REVIEW]
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  23. Derrick Darby (2003). Grounding Rights in Social Practices: A Defence. Res Publica 9 (1):1-18.
    This paper defends a social practiceconception of moral rights possession againstwhat many of its critics take to be a decisiveobjection, namely that such a conceptionprevents us from using moral rights forcritical purposes.
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  24. Mark A. Davidson (2011). No Conscience to Shock. International Journal of Applied Philosophy 25 (2):131-149.
    Over the last thirty years, personal debt loads have increased dramatically. Lower income earners borrow money to purchase basic goods and services, so their debt is frequently non-discretionary. The impact of non-discretionary personal debt on debtors can be as, if not more, harmful than government regulations that have been declared unconstitutional. In this regard, the impact of personal debt is tantamount to the impact of a civil rights violation. What separates the impact of unconstitutional state action from that of personal (...)
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  25. Aurelio de Prada García (2012). Between Confucianism and Human Rights:?? Individuals and Kings. Rechtstheorie 43 (2):221-239.
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  26. Aurelio de Prada (2012). Between Confucianism and Human Rights: Individuals and Kings. Rechtstheorie 43 (2):221-239.
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  27. Thomas Mark Divine (1973). Natural Rights: Their Scope and Limits. Dissertation, Columbia University
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  28. Mark A. Drumbl (2012). Reimagining Child Soldiers in International Law and Policy. OUP Oxford.
    Child soldiers are generally perceived as faultless, passive victims. This ignores that the roles of child soldiers vary, from innocent abductee to wilful perpetrator. This book argues that child soldiers should be judged on their actions and that treating them like a homogenous group prevents them from taking responsibility for their acts.
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  29. Nicholas Everitt (1993). Animal Wrongs? Philosophy Now 6:36-39.
  30. Thomas A. Fay (1991). Maritain in Rights and Natural Law. The Thomist 55 (3):439-448.
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  31. Joel Feinberg (1992). The Social Importance of Moral Rights. Philosophical Perspectives 6:175-198.
  32. Autumn M. Fiester (2010). Ill-Placed Democracy: Ethics Consultations and the Moral Status of Voting. Journal of Clinical Ethics 22 (4):363-372.
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  33. John Finnis (2001). Is Natural Law Theory Compatible with Limited Government? In Robert George (ed.), Natural Law, Liberalism, and Morality: Contemporary Essays. OUP Oxford
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  34. R. G. Frey (1987). Theories of Rights. Philosophical Books 28 (2):102-105.
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  35. Aurelio de Prada García (2012). Between Confucianism and Human Rights: 君 人 Individuals and Kings. Rechtstheorie 43 (2):221-239.
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  36. R. Goodin (1997). Rights, Young and Old. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 17 (2):185-204.
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  37. Jonathan Hafen (1993). Children's Rights and Legal Representation - The Proper Roles of Children, Parents, and Attorneys. Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy 7 (2):423-464.
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  38. Kristen Hessler (2012). Sonu Bedi, Rejecting Rights. Journal of Moral Philosophy 9 (3):463-466.
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  39. Wolfgang Heuer (2007). Europe and its Refugees: Arendt on the Politicization of Minorities. Social Research: An International Quarterly 74 (4):1159-1172.
  40. Dale Jamieson (1990). Rights, Justice, and Duties to Provde Assistance: A Critique of Regan's Theory of Rights. Ethics 100 (2):349-362.
  41. Sean Donaghue Johnston (2011). John Stuart Mill on Health Care Reform. Social Philosophy Today 27:63-74.
    In this essay, I explore John Stuart Mill’s theory of government and its application to the issue of health care reform. In particular, I ask whether Mill’s theory of government would justify or condemn the creation of a public health-insurance option. Although Mill’s deep distrust of governmental authority would seem to align him with Republicans, Tea Partiers, libertarians, and others, who cast the public option as a “government takeover” of “our” health care system, I argue that Mill offers good reasons (...)
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  42. Jay E. Kantor (1979). Some Rights of Some Non Moral Agents - Necessary Conditions for Moral Rights Possession. Dissertation, City University of New York
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  43. John Kilcullen (2010). Medieval and Modern Concepts of Rights : How Do They Differ? In Virpi Mäkinen (ed.), The Nature of Rights: Moral and Political Aspects of Rights in Late Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy. The Philosophical Society of Finland
    (Abstract: To say that there is a moral right to act in a certain way is to say that there is a presumption that such acts are morally right, which implies that others should not blame, punish or deliberately obstruct. A community’s recognition of such rights is a way of reducing conflict among its members. Natural or human rights are rights that ought to be recognised in every community. Statements of natural rights are not analytic; they may be self evident, (...)
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  44. Karen A. Kovach (2001). Who We Are and What We Do: Ethnicity and Moral Agency. Dissertation, City University of New York
    An array of pressing but conceptually perplexing questions in ethics---questions concerning group rights, collective responsibility, and the ethics of nationalism---would seem to require for their resolution answers to the no less perplexing questions of what social groups are and what membership in them amounts to. In this dissertation, I offer an analysis of the concept of what I call an 'ethnic identity group' and argue that questions about ethics and ethnicity or nationality are best understood as questions about such groups (...)
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  45. Jacqueline A. Laing, Rights. A Companion to Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand.
    The modern language of rights provides a contemporary idiom for certain ancient and perennial questions about the nature of morality. These include debates about the objectivity and universality of ethics and the nature of human obligation, freedom and action. Jeremy Bentham famously denounced natural rights, arguing that if morality was founded upon pain and pleasure, then there could be no such thing as natural rights: ‘Natural rights is simple nonsense: natural and imprescriptible rights, rhetorical nonsense—nonsense upon stilts’ (Bentham 1970: 30–1). (...)
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  46. Marilyn Lake (2008). Cosmopolitan Colonials: Chinese Australians and Human Rights. Agora 43 (4):13.
  47. W. D. Lamont (1942). Duty and Interest—: PHILOSOPHY. Philosophy 17 (65):3-25.
    Real and Personal Rights .—In different systems of legal nomenclature the term “right” has different meanings, some writers applying it in a restricted, and others in a wider, sense. I shall use it in its wider sense as including “personal rights,” “proprietary rights,” “powers,” “liberties,” “licences,” and so on. The precise meaning of these various kinds of right need not be discussed here, because all legal rights can be broadly divided into two main classes—“personal rights” and “real rights.” As reference (...)
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  48. Nino Langiulli (1992). Individuals and Their Rights. [REVIEW] Interpretation 20 (1):81-95.
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  49. S. Loriaux (2014). Deception, Right, and International Relations: A Kantian Reading. European Journal of Political Theory 13 (2):199-217.
    The general aim of this paper is to elucidate Kant's juridical understanding of the duty not to lie and to situate it within his account of ‘The right of a state’ and of ‘The right of nations’. The first section will introduce the distinction Kant draws between two senses in which a liar can be said to wrong another, namely, ‘materially’ and ‘formally’. The second section will be devoted to clarifying what Kant means by a ‘formal wrong’ (or a ‘wrong (...)
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  50. David Lyons (1969). Rights, Claimants, and Beneficiaries. American Philosophical Quarterly 6 (3):173 - 185.
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