The justification of basic rights: a discourse-theoretical approach

Very few people doubt that it is a fundamental demand of justice that members of legal-political normative orders ought to have legal rights that define their basic standing as subjects of such an order.  But when it com
Very few people doubt that it is a fundamental demand of justice that members of legal-political normative orders ought to have legal rights that define their basic standing as subjects of such an order.  But when it comes to the concrete understanding of such rights, debates abound. What is the nature of these rights – are they an expression of the sovereign will of individuals, or are they based on important human interests? How should these rights be justified – do they have a particular moral ground, and if so, only one or many? 
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Author:Rainer Forst
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-440266
Parent Title (English):Normative orders working paper : Normative Orders, Cluster of Excellence at Goethe University Frankfurt, Main ; 2017,2
Series (Serial Number):Normative orders working paper : Normative Orders, Cluster of Excellence at Goethe University Frankfurt, Main (2017,02)
Document Type:Working Paper
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2017/03/09
Year of first Publication:2017
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2017/03/09
Tag:Justice; Justification; Law; Normative Orders; Rights
Pagenumber:27
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This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Germany License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/de/deed.en_GB.
HeBIS PPN:401656357
Institutes:Exzellenzcluster Die Herausbildung normativer Ordnungen
Dewey Decimal Classification:300 Sozialwissenschaften
340 Recht
Sammlungen:Universitätspublikationen
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Nicht kommerziell-Keine Bearbeitung 3.0

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