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Aquinas on ius and hart on rights: A response to tierney

Abstract:

Of course Aquinas uses the term ius in an objective sense, to mean the just, the just thing, or the just state of affairs called for by the virtue of justice. But he also uses ius in a subjective sense, to refer to a right or rights that someone, the subject, has. Brian Tierney fails to see this, for three reasons, I think: though he has been an effective critic of Villey's historical analyses, he now seems gripped by Villey's non sequitur (if objective then not subjective); he looks to Aquin...

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10.1017/S0034670500034926

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Finnis, JM More by this author
Journal:
Review of Politics
Volume:
64
Issue:
3
Pages:
407-410
Publication date:
2002
DOI:
EISSN:
1748-6858
ISSN:
0034-6705
URN:
uuid:3ec732a3-3802-496a-99b4-a5de06bc31d9
Source identifiers:
479137
Local pid:
pubs:479137
Language:
English

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