Human Rights and Human Well-Being

Oxford University Press (2010)

Authors
William J. Talbott
University of Washington
Abstract
The consequentialist project for human rights -- Exceptions to libertarian natural rights -- The main principle -- What is well-being? What is equity? -- The two deepest mysteries in moral philosophy -- Security rights -- Epistemological foundations for the priority of autonomy rights -- The millian epistemological argument for autonomy rights -- Property rights, contract rights, and other economic rights -- Democratic rights -- Equity rights -- The most reliable judgment standard for weak paternalism -- Liberty rights and privacy rights -- Clarifications and responses to objections -- Conclusion.
Keywords Human rights Philosophy  Human rights Moral and ethical aspects
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Call number JC571.T14445 2005
ISBN(s) 9780195173482   9780199311361
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Consequentialism and Human Rights.William J. Talbott - 2013 - Philosophy Compass 8 (11):1030-1040.

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