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Locke’s Relevance to all Scholars in all Times

  • Shelly Hiller Marguerat
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Environmental Policy and Regulation book series (PSEPR)

Abstract

This chapter treats all the rest of the main possible criticism against the validity of the main source whose responsibilities to nature are proposed in this book while the rest of the arguments against the validity of his responsibilities are invalidated one by one in Chapter  9. It treats those arguments again, one by one while rebutting those arguments with citations from the main source with corroboration by modern authors. It specifically treats Locke’s repeated theological references to God, the misunderstanding of the literal labour-mixing theory, the notion of self-ownership as possible argument for slavery interpretation and the argument of Natural law: ‘nonsense upon stilts’—utilitarian view of natural rights. It further deals with other possible objections to Locke’s labour theory.

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  • Shelly Hiller Marguerat
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  1. 1.Forel (Lavaux)Switzerland

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