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A Lockean Framework of Rights

Kai Draper

in War and Individual Rights: The Foundations of Just War Theory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199388899
eISBN:
9780199388912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388899.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter enumerates the fundamental rights that must be respected if war is to be justified. They include the right of self-ownership, property rights, and need rights. The right to liberty is a ... More


Taxing or Taking? Property Rhetoric and the Justice of Taxation

Laura Biron

in Taxation: Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199609222
eISBN:
9780191862878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199609222.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter draws attention to a puzzle about the relevance of the concept of property to studies of taxation. On the one hand, rhetorical appeals to property rights are prevalent in popular debates ... More


Libertarianism and Taxation

Peter Vallentyne

in Taxation: Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199609222
eISBN:
9780191862878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199609222.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 5 discusses the implications of libertarianism for just taxation. Libertarianism holds that agents fully own themselves and have certain moral powers to appropriate natural or abandoned ... More


Using Others as a Means

Garrett Cullity

in Concern, Respect, and Cooperation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807841
eISBN:
9780191845642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807841.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter offers an account of the moral importance of not using others as a means: why, when, and how this matters. In Kant, a formulation of this thought is treated as the foundation for ... More


Restitution

Cécile Fabre

in Cosmopolitan Peace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198786245
eISBN:
9780191839092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786245.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Belligerents routinely appropriate their enemy’s publicly owned resources, materiel, and territory, as well as their privately owned resources. The question is whether a belligerent which has taken ... More


Introduction

Steven Wall

in Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy, Volume 1

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199669530
eISBN:
9780191749377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669530.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This introduction discusses the aims of Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy and it provides a brief summary of the chapters included in this inaugural volume of the series. The chapters address a ... More


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