OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Property and Human Flourishing

ISBN : 9780190860745

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¥19,140
著者: 
Gregory S. Alexander
ページ
400 ページ
フォーマット
Hardcover
サイズ
164 x 243 mm
刊行日
2018年04月
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Many people assume that what morally justifies private ownership of property is either individual freedom or social welfare, defined in terms of maximizing personal preference-satisfaction. This book offers an alternative way of understanding the moral underpinning of private ownership of property. Rather than identifying any single moral value, this book argues that human flourishing, understood as morally pluralistic and objective, is property's moral foundation. The book goes on to develop a theory that connects ownership and human flourishing with obligations. Owners have obligations to members of the communities that enabled the owners to live flourishing lives by cultivating in their community members certain capabilities that are essential to leading a well-lived life. These obligations are rooted in the interdependence that exists between owners and their community members, and inherent in the human condition. Obligations have always been inherent in ownership. Owners are not fr

目次: 

Preface
Acknowledgments
Part I: Human Flourishing
Chapter One: Flourishing and Welfare
Part II: Ownership
Chapter Two: Ownership and Obligations
Chapter Three: Community and Communities
Part III: Obligations
Chapter Four: Intergenerational Communities
Chapter Five: The Complexities of Land Reparations
Chapter Six: The Right to Exclude
Chapter Seven: Expropriations and Eminent Domain
Chapter Eight: Of Buildings, Art, and Sperm: The Right to Destroy and the Duty to Preserve
Chapter Nine: Race and Property
Chapter Ten: Homelessness and Other Systemic Housing Problems
Bibliography
Index

著者について: 

Gregory S. Alexander is the A. Robert Noll Professor of Law at Cornell Law School. He is a nationally renowned expert in property law, and he has taught at Cornell since 1985. Alexander has been a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, in Palo Alto, California, and at the Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative and International Law, in Hamburg and Heidelberg, Germany. Professor Alexander is a prolific and recognized writer, the winner of the American Publishers Association's 1997 Best Book of the Year in Law award for his work, Commodity and Propriety. His previous Oxford book is Property and Community (edited with Eduardo M. Penalver) 2010.

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