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The Nature of Rights

Siegfried Van Duffel

National University of Singapore (NUS)

July 9, 2008

The debate between the 'Will Theory' and the 'Interest Theory' of rights is actually a debate over stipulative definitions. I argue how this could have happened, and suggest how we might proceed building a theory of rights.

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Date posted: July 9, 2008 ; Last revised: November 19, 2008

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Van Duffel, Siegfried, The Nature of Rights (July 9, 2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1157282 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1157282

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Singapore, 117591
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