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Contribution to Book
From Objective Right to Subjective Rights: The Franciscans and the Interest and Will Conceptions of Rights
The Nature of Rights: Moral and Political Aspects of Rights in Late Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy (2010)
  • Siegfried Van Duffel, National University of singapore
Abstract

What are subjective rights? And what makes Will and Interest conceptions of rights into conceptions of rights? I argue that they originate in two very different natural rights theories which are, however, grounded in the same philosophical anthropology.

Keywords
  • Ockham,
  • Will Theory,
  • Interest Theory,
  • Rights,
  • Natural Rights
Publication Date
2010
Editor
Virpi Mäkinen
Publisher
Philosophical Society of Finland
Series
Acta Philosophica Fennica
ISBN
978-951-9264-71-4
Citation Information
Siegfried Van Duffel. "From Objective Right to Subjective Rights: The Franciscans and the Interest and Will Conceptions of Rights" HelsinkiThe Nature of Rights: Moral and Political Aspects of Rights in Late Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy Vol. 87 (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/siegfried/9/