Civic Virtues: Rights, Citizenship, and Republican Liberalism

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CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION3
PART I. RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS
2. THE POSSIBILITY OF REPUBLICAN LIBERALISM11
Autonomy and Civic Virtue13
Rights18
Individual Rights and Republican Liberalism23
3. A FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT25
Rights and Equality26
The Right of Autonomy30
Autonomy as the Fundamental Right31
Autonomy, Individuals, and Community36
Conclusion40
4. THE RIGHT OF AUTONOMY AND THE BONDS OF COMMUNITY41
Human Rights and the Significance of Citizenship42
Community48
A Qualified Defense of Moral Parochialism59
5. POLITICAL OBLIGATION61
Authority, Autonomy, and Political Obligation62
Fair Play and Political Obligation68
The Sense of Obligation and Civic Virtue78

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