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Title: Against Individualistic Justifications of Property Rights
Author(s): Cruft, Rowan
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Issue Date: Jun-2006
Citation: Cruft R (2006) Against Individualistic Justifications of Property Rights, Utilitas, 18 (2), pp. 154-172.
Abstract: In this article I argue that, despite the views of such theorists as Locke, Hart and Raz, most of a person's property rights cannot be individualistically justified. Instead most property rights, if justified at all, must be justified on non-individualistic (e.g. consequentialist) grounds. This, I suggest, implies that most property rights cannot be morally fundamental ‘human rights
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Rights: Published in Utilitas. Copyright: Cambridge University Press.; Utilitas, Volume 18, Issue 2, June 2006, pp. 154 - 172, published by Cambridge University Press. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 2006.;

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