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  • Real Rightsby Carl Wellman

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 159.99 US$ 137.59

    Real Rights offers a new theory of the grounds of legal and moral rights, thereby providing a platform from which to determine whether alleged rights are "real" or not. In particular, Wellman conceives of a legal or moral right as a complex of liberties, claims, powers, and immunities, and distinguishes the kinds of laws and moral reasons that can... more...

  • Medical Law and Moral Rightsby Carl Wellman

    Springer Netherlands 2005; US$ 141.52

    Medical Law and Moral Rights discusses live issues arising in modern medical practice. Do patients undergoing intolerable irremediable suffering have a moral right to physician-assisted suicide? Ought they to have a comparable legal right? Do the moral duties of a mother to care for and not abuse her child also apply to her fetus? Ought fetuses... more...

  • Terrorism and Counterterrorismby Carl Wellman

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 46.80

    This book presents a definition of terrorism that is broad and descriptive and much needed to prevent misunderstanding. The book identifies the features that make terrorism ?wrong?, including coerciveness, the violation of rights and undermining of trust. Next, it evaluates reasons given for terrorism such as the protection of human rights and the... more...

  • The Moral Dimensions of Human Rightsby Carl Wellman

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 87.99 US$ 75.67

    In The Moral Dimensions of Human Rights , Carl Wellman takes a broad approach to human rights by discussing all three types - moral, international, and national -at length. At the same time, Wellman pays special attention to the moral reasons that are relevant to each kind of human rights. more...

  • Constitutional Rights -What They Are and What They Ought to Beby Carl Wellman

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 87.09

    This work explains the nature of constitutional rights. It does so by means of an analysis of the nature of law in general, the nature of constitutions, and the nature of rights. It looks in detail at several aspects of constitutional law, rights and institutions, as well as aspects related to public officials, private persons and associations. In... more...

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