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Wide-ranging and ambitious, Justice combines moral philosophy and Christian ethics to develop an important theory of rights and of justice as grounded in rights. Nicholas Wolterstorff discusses what it is to have a right, and he locates rights in the respect due the worth of the rights-holder. After contending that socially-conferred rights require the existence of natural rights, he argues that no secular account of natural human rights is successful; he offers instead a theistic account. Wolterstorff prefaces his ...

Justice: Rights and Wrongs 2010, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691146300

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Justice: Rights and Wrongs 2008, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691129679