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The Consequentialist Project for Human Rights

William J. Talbott

in Human Rights and Human Well-Being

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195173482
eISBN:
9780199872176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173482.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter introduces the project of this book, the consequentialist project for human rights, historically by relating it to J. S. Mill’s consequentialist project for autonomy rights and the early ... More


Rights to Assisted Dying

Penney Lewis

in Assisted Dying and Legal Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199212873
eISBN:
9780191707063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212873.003.2
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Medical Law

There have been unsuccessful attempts to use constitutionally entrenched rights claims to challenge criminal prohibitions on assisted suicide in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. ... More


The Millian Epistemological Argument for Autonomy Rights

William J. Talbott

in Human Rights and Human Well-Being

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195173482
eISBN:
9780199872176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173482.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter applies the Millian epistemology to ground a robust, inalienable right to freedom of expression and to ground the other autonomy rights, as necessary for the process of the social ... More


The Right to Autonomy

Kai Möller

in The Global Model of Constitutional Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664603
eISBN:
9780191745751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664603.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter defends the idea of a general right to autonomy. It demonstrates that it is coherent to accept rights to whatever is in the interest of the autonomy of a person, including socio-economic ... More


Plural Autonomy – Force, Endorsement and Cultural Diversity

Monica Mookherjee

in Women's Rights as Multicultural Claims: Reconfiguring Gender and Diversity in Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632794
eISBN:
9780748652556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632794.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the issues of plural autonomy and cultural diversity, focusing on the British debate on forced marriage. It argues in defence of universal normative commitment to individual ... More


Epistemological Foundations for Human Rights

William J. Talbott

in Human Rights and Human Well-Being

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195173482
eISBN:
9780199872176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173482.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter provides an historical explanation of the epistemological basis for autonomy rights. The history begins with Mill’s revolutionary social process epistemology in On Liberty. On Mill’s ... More


Original Autonomy Rights

Roger A. Shiner

in Freedom of Commercial Expression

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262619
eISBN:
9780191682353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262619.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

There are two very powerful antecedent intuitions from normative political morality against constitutional protection for commercial expression. First, freedom of expression has to do with political ... More


Hearers’ Rights

Roger A. Shiner

in Freedom of Commercial Expression

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262619
eISBN:
9780191682353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262619.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores proposed justifications for the commercial expression doctrine based on the idea that the corporation whose expression is regulated or restricted has a derived autonomy right of ... More


Commercial Expression and the Self-realization Value

Roger A. Shiner

in Freedom of Commercial Expression

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262619
eISBN:
9780191682353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262619.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Constitutional protection for the commercial expression of corporate expressers is ultimately underwritten from the point of view of normative political morality by the hearer's original autonomy ... More


Unveiling Mediation and Autonomy – Women's Rights as Citizenship and Reciprocity

Monica Mookherjee

in Women's Rights as Multicultural Claims: Reconfiguring Gender and Diversity in Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632794
eISBN:
9780748652556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632794.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter expresses support for the concept of conceiving women's rights as multicultural claims by highlights the issues of rights to mediation and autonomy and the presumption for educational ... More


The Right to Bodily Autonomy and the Abortion Controversy

Anita M. Superson

in Autonomy, Oppression, and Gender

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199969104
eISBN:
9780190225711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969104.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In her influential paper on abortion, Judith Thomson invokes but does not defend the right to bodily autonomy to draw fairly liberal conclusions about abortion. This chapter uses this as a ... More


The Conceptual Background

Roger A. Shiner

in Freedom of Commercial Expression

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262619
eISBN:
9780191682353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262619.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The remainder of this book is devoted to defending its primary normative claim, the claim that the commercial expression doctrine has no sound theoretical foundation in political morality. It ... More


Who Has the Right to Choose My Sex and Genitalia?

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the legal and medical doctrine of informed consent and whether it adequately protects the rights of children born with an intersex condition. It also considers legal approaches ... More


2 Who Has the Right to Choose My Sex and Genitalia?

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the legal and medical doctrine of informed consent and whether it adequately protects the rights of children born with an intersex condition. It also considers legal approaches ... More


Free Speech Justifications*

Kent Greenawalt

in From the Bottom Up: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199756162
eISBN:
9780190608897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756162.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

“Free Speech Justifications” explores various claimed bases for protecting speech. Resisting any claim that one single justification protects speech and fails to cover other human activities, the ... More


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