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A Theory of Property

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ISBN13: 9780521378864
ISBN: 0521378869
Published: June 1990
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £49.99

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This book represents a major new statement on the issue of property rights. It argues for the justification of some rights of private property while showing why unequal distributions of private property are indefensible. Three features of the book are especially salient: it offers a challenging new pluralist theory of justification; the argument integrates perceptive analyses of the great classical theorists Aristotle, Locke, Hegel and Marx with a discussion of contemporary philosophers such as Nozick and Rawls; and the author moves with assurance among philosophy, law and economics to present a very broad, interdisciplinary study.

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1. Property and justification

Part I. Property Rights and Personal Rights:
2. Understanding property
3. Persons and their bodies
4. Body rights and the constitution

Part II. From Individuals to Social Context:
5. Incorporation and projection
6. Control, privacy and individuality
7. Property and moral character
8. Alienation and society

Part III. Justification and Distributive Equity:
9. Utility and efficiency
10. Justice and equality
11. Labor and desert
12. Conflict and resolution

Part IV. Applications:
13. Business corporations
14. Gratuitous transfers
15. A moral and political theory of takings
16. Takings and the constitution

Table of cases
Index of names
Index of subjects.

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