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Liberty, Right and Nature : Individual Rights in Later Scholastic Thought - Annabel S. Brett

Liberty, Right and Nature

Individual Rights in Later Scholastic Thought

Hardcover Published: 28th January 1997
ISBN: 9780521562393
Number Of Pages: 272

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With the notion of individual rights as important in moral and political theory now as it has ever been, there is renewed speculation over the origins and development of this concept. Liberty, Right and Nature is a work of unusual scope and power that takes a fresh look at this intellectual tradition, and deploys an enormous range of further sources in order to reassess our understanding of its development, beginning with the texts of the thirteenth century poverty controversy and ending with a discussion of Thomas Hobbes' theory of natural rights.

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Right and liberty: the equivalence of dominium and ius
Our just nature: subjective right in the fourteenth century
Objective right and the Thomist tradition
Liberty and nature: subjective right
The language of natural liberty
Natural liberty in the next century: the case of
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ISBN: 9780521562393
ISBN-10: 0521562392
Series: Ideas in Context
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 28th January 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.57