Liberal Rights: Collected Papers 1981-1991 / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Cambridge University Press
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: 'Liberal rights: two sides of the coin'; 2. Theoretical foundations of liberalism; 3. A right to do wrong; 4. Locke, toleration and the rationality of persecution; 5. Mill and the value of moral distress; 6. Religion and the imagination in a global community: a discussion of the Salmon Rushdie affair; 7. Legislation and moral neutrality; 8. Particular values and critical morality; 9. Rights in conflict; 10. Welfare and the images of charity; 11. John Rawls and the social minimum; 12. Citizenship, social citizenship and the defence of welfare rights; 13. Homelessness and the issue of liberty; 14. Can communal goods be human rights?; 15. When justice replaces affection: the need for rights; 16. Rights and majorities: Rousseau revisited.