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Generosity: A Duty Without a Right
Journal of Value Inquiry
  • Richard Stith, Valparaiso University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-1991
Disciplines
Abstract
The rhetoric of rights permeates and dominates the American legal thought today. Even ethics is often considered to involve fundamentally a mutual respect for "moral rights." Understanding human rights is taken to be a sufficient condition for knowing how we do and should order our life together.
Citation Information
Richard Stith, Generosity: A Duty Without a Right, 25 J. Value Inquiry 203 (1991).