Liberty as a right

The Philosophers' Magazine 46 (46):46-52 (2009)
Abstract
The simple principle of individual liberty evidently does identify particular rights as rights which ought to be recognised and enforced by the laws and customs of every civil society, namely, the rights of self-regarding liberty and individuality. If sex between consenting adults is purely self-regarding conduct under some conditions, for instance, then adults should have a right to spontaneously engage in sex under those conditions if they wish
Keywords Applied Philosophy  Contemporary Philosophy  General Interest
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DOI 10.5840/tpm20094641
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