Intellectual Property and Theories of Justice
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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Political,
  • Philosophy / Political,
  • Philosophy

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsAxel Gosseries (Editor), Alain Strowel (Editor), Alain Marciano (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10193951M
ISBN 100230007090
ISBN 109780230007093

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'This book of readings on intellectual property is unusual in three respects: the international cast of the contributors, the widening of the focus of analysis to include not only law and economics but also philosophy, and the decision to examine both theoretical questions and concrete practical questions. Fourteen philosophers, economists and legal scholars address the question 'Can intellectual property rights be fair?' What differentiates intellectual from real property? Should libertarians or Rawlsians defend IP rights? What's wrong with free-riding? How can incentives be taken into account by theories of justice? Description: This volume provides the first systematic exploration of intellectual property and theories of justice from a philosophical perspective. The book covers the diversity of relevant theories of justice (Lockean, Rawlsian, etc.) and touches on a wide variety of the practical issues related to intellectual property (access to drugs in the third world, traditional . Shubha Ghosh is currently Professor of Law at the University of Wis- consin Law School having been Professor of Law at SUNY, Buffalo, Law School for six years. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Michigan and a JD from Stanford. He writes on intellectual property as well as legal and market theory.

Berkeley Electronic Press Selected Works. Intellectual Property Rights and Theories of Justice, Axel Gosseries, Alain Marciano andAlain Strowel (eds), . He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Michigan and a JD from Stanford. He writes on intellectual property as well as legal and market theory. Franc¸ois Grin is Professor of . In this volume, fourteen philosophers, economists and legal scholars and one computer scientist address various facets of the same question: under which conditions (if any) can intellectual property rights be fair? Cited by:   Intellectual Property and Theories of Justice (Gosseries, et al. ) is a much-needed intervention into current debates over intellectual property and social justice, a topic once thought irrelevant to IP. The book considers the theoretical foundations of intellectual-property claims are these rights rooted in Lockean claims, Author: Madhavi Sunder.

Intellectual Property and Theories of Justice (Gosseries, et al. ) is a much-needed intervention into current debates over intellectual property and social justice Author: Madhavi Sunder. Fourteen philosophers, economists and legal scholars address the question 'Can intellectual property rights be fair?' What differentiates intellectual from real property? Should libertarians or Rawlsians defend IP rights? What's wrong. The term “intellectual property” refers to a loose cluster of legal doctrines that regulate the uses of different sorts of ideas and insignia. The law of copyright protects various “original forms of expression,” including novels, movies, musical compositions, and computer software Size: KB. The theory of natural law is derived from the principle that one owns that which one creates by one's own (intellectual) effort and labour At least for South African law, Roman law may be a starting point in the development of a natural-law theory for the recognition of intellectual : Mikhalien Du Bois.