By Attracta Ingram
Drawing at the culture of the social agreement in addition to the wealth of contemporary paintings in political concept the ebook argues for a distinct perception of rights. Rights are conceived as a undeniable kind of political declare, justified by means of a Kantian perfect of autonomy. in addition, that justification presents an ethical foundation for rights that, whereas self reliant of legislations and customized, can be tied to a picture of citizenship relatively suited for the pluralistic nature of up to date liberal society.
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A Political Theory of Rights by Attracta Ingram