|1 Human History and Human Natural Rights1|
|The Concern about What Is Right -- and Why|
|The Idea of Natural Right|
|Classical Ideas about Nature and Natural Right|
|Modern Natural Rights: Hobbes and Locke|
|The Mounting Case against Natural Rights|
|Contemporary Notions of Human Rights -- Such as They Are|
|Determinism versus Human Rights|
|2 The Idea of Human Rights47|
|What Are Human Rights?|
|How Do We Know There Are Human Rights?|
|3 Human Virtues and Excellence59|
|In Search of a Standard|
|Moral Virtues as Means to a Good Human Life|
|4 Human Rights and Good Human Communities103|
|The Rationale for Human Rights -- Preliminaries|
|The Human Right to Political Liberty|
|Political Liberty, Human Life, and Property Rights|
|5 Government and Human Rights141|
|The Anarchist Thesis|
|The Purpose of Government in a Good Human Community|
|Human Rights versus Enemies of Liberty|
|Human Rights and Political Authority|
|6 The Realpolitik and Human Rights181|
|Reason, Human Rights, and Change|
|Virtue, Vice Squads, and Human Rights|
|State Education and the Free Society|
|Censorship -- No; Obscenity -- That's Your Responsibility|
|Ecology, Conservation, and Human Liberty|
|A Climate of Power Grabbing|
|Problems of Justified Killing|
|Revolution -- But Not for the Hell of It|
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Book title: Human Rights and Human Liberties:A Radical Reconsideration of the American Political Tradition.
Contributors: Tibor R. Machan - Author.
Publisher: Nelson Hall.
Place of publication: Chicago.
Publication year: 1975.
Page number: vii.
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