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  1. added 2019-06-06
    Lockean Freedom and the Proviso’s Appeal to Scientific Knowledge.Helga Varden - 2010 - Social Theory and Practice 36 (1):1-20.
    I argue in this paper that Locke and contemporary Lockeans underestimate the problems involved in their frequent, implicit assumption that when we apply the proviso we use the latest scientific knowledge of natural resources, technology, and the economy’s operations. Problematic for these theories is that much of the pertinent knowledge used is obtained through particular persons’ labor. If the knowledge obtained through individuals’ labor must be made available to everyone and if particular persons’ new knowledge affects the proviso’s proper application, (...)
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    Direitos naturais e contratualismo em Locke.Marta Nunes da Costa & Jaimir Conte - 2015 - In Itamar Luís Gelain (ed.), Uma introdução à filosofia do direito. Brasil:
    Capítulo de livro publicado em "Uma introdução à filosofia do direito" Itamar Luís Gelain (Org.) .- Ijuí: Ed. Unijuí, 2015. - 368 p. - (Coleção direito, política e cidadania; 37). . ISBN 978-85-419-0 I 75-8.
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    A Re-Examination of John Locke’s Theory of Natural Law and Natural Rights.Peter P. Cvek - 1991 - Social Philosophy Today 5:41-61.
  4. added 2019-01-18
    Thomas Hobbes’ And John Locke’s Accounts On Natural RightsThomas Hobbes Ve John Locke’un Doğal Hak Anlayışları.Işıl Bravo - 2011 - Ethos: Dialogues in Philosophy and Social Sciences 4 (1).
    The problems like what kind of rights people have over what, and when and how these rights can be defined as natural rights and should be protected have always been a discussion topic in the history of philosophy, and they are likely to remain so in the future. This paper presents the views of two philosophers who are seeking answers to these questions. According to Hobbes people have natural rights, but because they are not secured, there is always a state (...)
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  5. added 2018-07-16
    John Locke and the Theory of Sovereignty: Mixed Monarchy and the Right of Resistance in the Political Thought of the English Revolution. [REVIEW]John W. Yolton - 1981 - Political Theory 9 (2):266-268.
  6. added 2018-07-06
    Elementos da Liberdade Republicana Em John Locke.Rodrigo Ribeiro de Sousa - 2018 - Cadernos Espinosanos 38:171-188.
    Ao longo da história da filosofia, John Locke tem sido frequentemente associado à tradição do liberalismo político, o que decorre, invariavelmente, de um modo peculiar de interpretação da noção de liberdade para o filósofo, que estaria estruturada em torno da ideia de não-interferência. Derivada frequentemente de propostas analíticas realizadas em um “vácuo histórico”, em que as ideias de Locke são tomadas como uma estática coleção, tal conclusão expressa uma perspectiva que não considera o caráter essencialmente discursivo da filosofia política e (...)
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  7. added 2018-06-11
    The Female’s Rights in Society According to the Social Contract Theory of John Locke.Sally J. Scholz - 1993 - Social Philosophy Today 8:247-260.
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    Apropiación privada de la tierra y derechos políticos en la obra de John Locke.Joan Severo Chumbita - 2014 - Ingenium. Revista Electrónica de Pensamiento Moderno y Metodología En Historia de la Ideas 7:193-210.
    In order to consider the influence of tangible property on the exercise of political rights in the work of John Locke, we’ll analyze, first, the distribution and acreage measurement of the requirements for political participation and the exercise of public functions in The Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina ; secondly, the considerations on land ownership, as a means of production, and the wage labor in Chapter V of Two Treatises of Government , II; finally, we’ll analyze the patrimonial restrictions for the (...)
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    John Locke: Natural Rights And Natural Duties.Gary Herbert - 1996 - Jahrbuch für Recht Und Ethik 4.
    The political problem John Locke inherited from Thomas Hobbes was to produce a theory of natural rights that would not preclude the possibility of entering peacefully into civil association. If political existence is grounded on an unmediated theory of natural right, where every individual has a natural right to whatever he or she conceives to be useful in assuring his or her preservation, and where there are no moral limits to what one's rights will justify, civil association cannot come about (...)
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    John Locke and Natural Human Rights: An Inconsistency Between His Metaphysical/Epistemological Positions and His Moral/Political Theories.Robert Dennis Hall - 1981 - Dissertation, St. John's University (New York)
    The author concentrates on John Locke's doctrine of natural rights, particularly in light of the latter's metaphysical views. Locke's denial of the objectivity of certain metaphysical principles, e.g., substance, and his polemics against the science of metaphysics itself, weaken his position as an advocate of natural rights. In the mind of the author, the negation of objective certitude concerning metaphysical principles of substance, formal causality, final causality, and so forth, erodes the basis, sufficient for a natural rights doctrine. The problem (...)
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    A Re-Examination of John Locke’s Theory of Natural Law and Natural Rights.Peter P. Cvek - 1991 - Social Philosophy Today 5:41-61.
  12. added 2018-02-17
    Natural Right to Grow and Die in the Form of Wholeness: A Philosophical Interpretation of the Ontological Status of Brain-Dead Children.Masahiro Morioka - 2010 - Diogenes 57 (3):103-116.
    In this paper, I would like to argue that brain-dead small children have a natural right not to be invaded by other people even if their organs can save the lives of other suffering patients. My basic idea is that growing human beings have the right to grow in the form of wholeness, and dying human beings also have the right to die in the form of wholeness; in other words, they have the right to be protected from outside invasion, (...)
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    The Female’s Rights in Society According to the Social Contract Theory of John Locke.Sally J. Scholz - 1993 - Social Philosophy Today 8:247-260.
  14. added 2018-01-10
    The Lockean Enough-and-as-Good Proviso: An Internal Critique.Helga Varden - 2012 - Journal of Moral Philosophy 9 (3):410-442.
    A private property account is central to a liberal theory of justice. Much of the appeal of the Lockean theory stems from its account of the so-called `enough-and-as-good' proviso, a principle which aims to specify each employable person's fair share of the earth's material resources. I argue that to date Lockeans have failed to show how the proviso can be applied without thereby undermining a guiding intuition in Lockean theory. This guiding intuition is that by interacting in accordance with the (...)
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  15. added 2016-11-14
    An Inquiry Into the Foundations of Law: J. Locke's Natural Right in the Biblical Scholarship of J. Wellhausen and C.E.B. Cranfield.Terence Kleven - 1997 - Jewish Political Studies Review 9 (3-4):51-76.
  16. added 2016-06-13
    Locke on Slavery and Inalienable Rights.Jennifer Welchman - 1995 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 25 (1):67 - 81.
    Some have argued that Locke's failure to condemn contemporary slavery is best viewed as a personal moral lapse which does not reflect on his political theory. I argue to the contrary.
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  17. added 2016-06-09
    On Locke's Doctrine of Natural Right.Leo Strauss - 1952 - Philosophical Review 61 (4):475-502.
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  18. added 2016-06-06
    Considerations on the Concepts of Power and Liberty in Locke'saggio Sullintelletto Umano'according to a Manuscript of Coste, Pierre.L. Simonutti - 1984 - Giornale Critico Della Filosofia Italiana 4 (2):179-199.
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    Inalienable Rights and Locke's Treatises.A. John Simmons - 1983 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 12 (3):175-204.
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  20. added 2015-09-01
    Individual Communitarianism: Exploring the Primacy of the Individual In Locke’s and Hegel’s Rights.Beatriz Hayes Meizoso - 2015 - Espíritu 70 (141):35-50.
    The objective of this article is to compare and contrast the influential notion of natural and property rights created by John Locke in his "Second Treatise on Government" (1689) to the posterior notion of abstract right expressed by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel in his "Elements of the Philosophy of Right". Said analysis is particularly pertinent given the complexity of Hegel’s political philosophy, and, perhaps more importantly, seeing as Hegel’s abstract right was (allegedly and in part) intended to point out the (...)
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    John Locke and the Theory of Sovereignty Mixed Monarchy and the Right of Resistance in the Political Thought of the English Revolution.Geraint Parry - 1978
  22. added 2015-04-10
    Suffrage and Democracy in the Political Philosophy of John Locke.Manfred Brocker - 2009 - Interpretation 37 (1):29-46.
  23. added 2015-04-10
    John Locke and the Right to Religious Freedom.Paul Fouad Bou-Habib - 2002 - Dissertation, Princeton University
    This dissertation undertakes a moral inquiry into the right to religious freedom that draws upon a critical examination of John Locke's writings on the subject. Two central theses are defended. The first is that Locke provides a justification for the right to religious freedom that appeals to the value of individuals practicing a sincere religion; the second, is that Locke's justification forms the basis for an attractive account of this right that is of contemporary relevance. In defending these two theses, (...)
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  24. added 2014-05-06
    Seperation of Church and State.Lawrence Torcello - 2011 - In Deen Chatterjee (ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Justice Vol. 2. Springer. pp. 995-999.
  25. added 2014-03-20
    Nozick and Locke: Filling the Space of Rights.Jeremy Waldron - 2005 - Social Philosophy and Policy 22 (1):81-110.
    Do property entitlements define the moral environment in which rights to well-being are defined, or do rights to well-being define the moral environment in which property entitlements are defined? Robert Nozick argued for the former alternative and he denied that any serious attempt had been made to state the latter alternative (what he called “the ‘reverse’ theory”). I actually think John Locke's approach to property can be seen as an instance of the “reverse” theory. And Nozick's can too, inasmuch as (...)
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    Natural Law, Religion, and Rights: An Exploration of the Relationship Between Natural Law and Natural Rights, with Special Emphasis on the Teachings of Thomas Hobbes and John Locke.Henrik Syse - 2007 - St. Augustine's Press.
    The Euthyphro problem and the natural law : an investigation of some aspects of the medieval debate on natural law -- Aristotle : natural law and man in the "metaxy" -- St. Thomas Aquinas : the "lex naturalis" -- Thomas Hobbes : The state of nature and natural rights -- John Locke : natural law, natural rights and God -- Concluding remarks and a heavenly dialogue.
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  27. added 2014-03-10
    The Carolinian Context of John Locke’s Theory of Slavery.Brad Hinshelwood - 2013 - Political Theory 41 (4):0090591713485446.
    The debate over Locke’s theory of slavery has focused on his involvement with the Royal African Company and other institutions of African slavery, as well as his rhetorical use of slavery in opposing absolutism. This overlooks Locke’s deep involvement with the Carolina colony, and in particular that colony’s Indian slave trade, which was largely justified in just-war terms. Evidence of Locke’s participation in the 1682 revisions to the Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina, which removed the infamous “absolute power and authority” clause, (...)
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  28. added 2014-01-12
    John Locke and the Right to Bear Arms.Mark Tunick - 2014 - History of Political Thought 35 (1):50-69.
    Recent legal opinions and scholarly works invoke the political philosophy of John Locke, and his claim that there is a natural right of self-defense, to support the view that the 2nd Amendment’s right to bear arms is so fundamental that no state may disarm the people. I challenge this use of Locke. For Locke, we have a right of self-defense in a state of nature. But once we join society we no longer may take whatever measures that seem reasonable to (...)
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  29. added 2013-10-29
    Locke's State of Nature.Chris Lazarski - 2013 - In Janusz Grygiencl (ed.), .Human Rights and Politics. Erida.
    Locke’s Second Treatise of Government lays the foundation for a fully liberal order that includes representative and limited government, and that guarantees basic civil liberties. Though future thinkers filled in some gaps left in his doctrine, such as division of powers between executive and judicial branch of government, as well as fuller exposition of economic freedom and human rights, it is Locke, who paves the way for others. The article reviews the Treatise, paying particular attention to his ingenious way to (...)
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  30. added 2013-08-15
    John Locke: Between Charity and Welfare Rights.Bruno Rea - 1987 - Journal of Social Philosophy 18 (3):13-26.