The idea of a right /

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Main Author: Butler, Kenneth G., 1941-
Format: Book
Published: Waldwick, NJ : NewMedia Pub., c2001
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Table of Contents:
  • Power and right
  • Some speculation on the general evolution of ideas
  • Contracts, atoms and rights
  • Unconstrained utility, justice and agreement
  • Goods, law and the modern person
  • Atomism, pythagoreanism and the foundations of the new political order
  • Atomism, utilitarianism and adumbrated natural law
  • Utility, expedience and the problem of sociality
  • Method, mechanism and cosmic assumptions
  • Right, natural law and some contemporary substitutes
  • The flight from atomism and pythagoreanism and the liberal alternative
  • Egos and non rational value
  • Liberalism and some of its limits
  • Justification and value