Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 November 2019

304 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198793366

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Human Rights, Ownership, and the Individual

Rowan Cruft

  • An engaging philosophical account of human rights and property rights
  • A long-awaited major work from a leading figure in the field
  • Offers a compelling perspective on rights theory
  • Provides a novel account of human rights as grounded 'for the right-holder's sake'
  • Presents an innovative 'naturalistic' defence of human rights which accommodates socio-economic rights
  • Overcomes such problems in the study of the nature of rights as interest will, hybrid, and kind-desire theories