Are there Natural Rights?--Hegel's Break with Kant

In Ardis Collins (ed.), Hegel on the Modern World. SUNY Press (1994)

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Mark Tunick
Florida Atlantic University
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Hegel criticizes Kant's categorical imperative and what he takes to be Kant's social contract theory of political obligation, but these criticisms miss the mark, for Kant is not really a consent theorist, nor is his categorical imperative empty. The most distinct break Hegel makes with Kant's philosophy of right is rather his rejection of a theory of natural rights, a theory central to Kant's Metaphysics of Morals. While Hegel offers a theory of natural right in some sense, he does not think individuals have natural rights.
Keywords Natural rights  Hegel  Kant
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