Hugh E Breakey

Griffith University

170 Kessels Road

Nathan, Queensland QLD 4111

Australia

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

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Two Concepts of Property: Ownership of Things and Property in Activities

Breakey, Hugh. "Two Concepts of Property: Ownership of Things and Property in Activities." The Philosophical Forum 42, no. 3 (2011): 239-65.
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Aug 2016
Hugh E Breakey
Griffith University
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property; ownership; common property; resource property; John Locke; property in labour; history of property

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Building Ethics Regimes: Capabilities, Obstacles and Supports for Professional Ethical Decision-Making

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2017, Griffith University Law School Research Paper No. 17-17
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Aug 2017
Hugh E Breakey
Griffith University
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Ethics regime, Ethics standards, Professions

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Natural Intellectual Property Rights and the Public Domain

Breakey, Hugh. 2010. ‘Natural Intellectual Property Rights and the Public Domain’, The Modern Law Review, 73: 208-39.
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Oct 2016
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Griffith University
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Intellectual property, property rights, natural rights, John Locke, libertarianism, copyright, public domain

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Deliberate, Principled, Self-Interested Lawbreaking: The Ethics of Digital ‘Piracy’

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Aug 2018
Hugh E Breakey
Griffith University
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Copyright, Lawbreaking, Piracy, Intellectual Property, Rule of Law, Principle of Fairness

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Property, Persons, Boundaries: The Argument from Other-Ownership

Breakey, Hugh. "Property, Persons, Boundaries: The Argument from Other-Ownership." Social Theory and Practice 37, no. 2 (2011): 189-210.
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Aug 2016
Hugh E Breakey
Griffith University
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property, slavery, ownership, other-ownership, John Locke, Robert Nozick

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Employed Professionals’ Ethical Responsibilities in Public Service and Private Enterprise: Dilemma, Priority and Synthesis

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2017, Griffith University Law School Research Paper No. 17-18
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Aug 2017
Hugh E Breakey and Charles Sampford
Griffith University and Griffith University - Griffith Law School
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Ethics, Professions, Organisations

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Who's Afraid of Property Rights? Rights as Core Concepts, Coherent, Prima Facie, Situated and Specified

Breakey, Hugh. 2014. 'Who’s Afraid of Property Rights? Rights as Core Concepts, Coherent, Prima Facie, Situated and Specified', Law and Philosophy, 33: 573-603.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Nov 2016
Hugh E Breakey
Griffith University
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Natural rights, property rights, human rights, constitutional rights, self-ownership, Lockean proviso, taxation, John Locke, Robert Nozick, environmental regulation, free speech

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Without Consent: Principles of Justified Acquisition and Duty-Imposing Powers

Breakey, Hugh. 2009. ‘Without Consent: Principles of Justified Acquisition and Duty-Imposing Powers’, The Philosophical Quarterly, 59: 618-40.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Oct 2016
Hugh E Breakey
Griffith University
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Natural property rights, John Locke, Jeremy Waldron, Natural rights, Appropriation

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Adaptive Preferences and the Hellenistic Insight

Australian Journal of Professional and Applied Ethics, Vol 12(1), 2010
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Aug 2018
Hugh E Breakey
Griffith University
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Adaptive Preferences, Jon Elster, Hellenistic Philosophy, Stoic Ethics, Epicurus, Virtue Ethics, Capability Theories

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Dividing to Conquer: Using the Separation of Powers to Structure Inter-Relations between Institutions

Breakey, Hugh. 2014. 'Dividing to conquer: Employing the separation of powers to structure institutional inter-relations', Research in Ethical Issues in Organizations, 12: 29-58
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Oct 2016
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Griffith University
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Separation of powers, John Locke, Montesquieu, governance, institutional integrity, checks and balances, balance of powers

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Parsing Macpherson: The Last Rites of Locke the Possessive Individualist

Hugh Breakey. "Parsing Macpherson: The Last Rites of Locke the Possessive Individualist." Theoria 80, no. 1 (2014): 62-83.
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Oct 2016
Hugh E Breakey
Griffith University
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John Locke, C.B. Macpherson, possessive individualism, seventeenth-century political philosophy, classical liberalism

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National Exams as a Tool for Improving Standards: Can Australian Financial Advisers Take a Leaf from the Professionals’ Book?

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2017, Griffith University Law School Research Paper No. 17-19
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Aug 2017
Hugh E Breakey and Charles Sampford
Griffith University and Griffith University - Griffith Law School
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Professions, Standards, Examinations

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When normal is normative: The ethical significance of conforming to reasonable expectations

Breakey, H. (2022). "When Normal is Normative: The Ethical Significance of Conforming to Reasonable Expectations." Philosophical Studies. 10.1007/s11098-022-01802-9
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Mar 2022
Hugh E Breakey
Griffith University
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Expectations, Conformity, Legitimate expectations, descriptive norms, hope-casts

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It’s Right, It Fits, We Debated, We Decided, I Agree, It’s Ours, and It Works: The Gathering Confluence of Human Rights Legitimacy

Law and Philosophy 37(10), 1-28, February 2018, Griffith University Law School Research Paper No. 19-08
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2019
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Griffith University
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Human Rights; Natural Rights; Legitimacy; Overlapping Consensus; History of Human Rights; International Law.

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Same Duties, Different Motives: Ethical Theory and the Phenomenon of Moral Motive Pluralism

Philosophical Studies, 175(2), 531-552, February 2018, Griffith University Law School Research Paper No. 19-07
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2019
Hugh E Breakey
Griffith University
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Moral motivation; Moral pluralism; Functionalism; Moral psychology; Overlapping consensus; Global ethic

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Compromise Despite Conviction: Curbing Integrity's Moral Dangers

Journal of Value Inquiry 50(30), 613-629 (2016), Griffith University Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Sep 2019
Hugh E Breakey
Griffith University
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Integrity, Moral danger, Conscientious objection, Civil disobedience, Unilateralism, Extremism