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Title Legal rights : historical and philosophical perspectives / edited by Austin Sarat and Thomas R. Kearns
Published Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan Press, [1996]
©1996

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Description vi, 315 pages ; 24 cm
Series The Amherst Series in Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought
Amherst series in law, jurisprudence, and social thought.
Contents Editorial Introduction / Austin Sarat and Thomas R. Kearns -- Very Good Memories: Self-Defense and the Imagination of Legal Rights in Early Modern England / Annabel Patterson -- Natural Law and Natural Rights / Morton J. Horwitz -- Lincoln, Slavery, and Rights / William E. Cain -- Rights and Needs: The Myth of Disjunction / Jeremy Waldron -- Justifying the Rights of Academic Freedom in the Era of "Power/Knowledge" / Thomas L. Haskell -- The New Jural Mind: Rights without Grounds, without Truths, and without Things That Are Truly Rightful / Hadley Arkes -- Is the Idea of Human Rights Ineliminably Religious? / Michael J. Perry -- Rights in the Postmodern Condition / Pierre Schlag
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Civil rights -- History.
Civil rights -- Philosophy.
Human rights -- History.
Human rights -- Philosophy.
Author Kearns, Thomas R.
Sarat, Austin.
LC no. 95034539
ISBN 0472084712 (paperback)
0472106333 (hc : alk. paper)