A System of Rights by Rex Martin

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The justification of political authority is a long-standing issue of political philosophy, one which persistently defies solution. This book provides an original justification by establishing a framework for dealing with this problem. The model that emerges is one in which certain kinds of political rights are emphasized. Martin discusses the implications of such a system for democratic institutions, political allegiance, punishment, and ultimately for the nature of political authority.

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Rex Martin is Professor of Philosophy, University of Kansas, and Professor of Political Theory and Government, University of Wales, Swansea.
Published March 18, 1993 by Oxford University Press. 448 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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