Table of contents for Rights from wrongs / Alan Dershowitz.

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RIGHTS FROM WRONGS	4
A NEW THEORY OF THE SOURCE OF BASIC RIGHTS IN A 
DEMOCRACY	4
INTRODUCTION	4
WHERE DO RIGHTS COME FROM?	4
PART I	21
THE SOURCES OF RIGHTS	21
CHAPTER 1: WHAT ARE RIGHTS?	21
CHAPTER 2: IS GOD THE SOURCE OF RIGHTS?	30
CHAPTER 3: IS NATURE THE SOURCE OF RIGHTS?	36
CHAPTER 4: ARE THERE OTHER "EXTERNAL" SOURCES OF 
RIGHTS?	51
CHAPTER 5: DO CONSTITUTIONAL DEMOCRACIES REALLY 
NEED AN EXTERNAL THEORY OF RIGHTS?	64
CHAPTER 6: DO WE NEED TO INVENT AN EXTERNAL 
SOURCE OF RIGHTS - EVEN IF IT DOES NOT REALLY 
EXIST?	80
CHAPTER 7: IS NATURAL LAW HELPFUL OR HARMFUL 
FICTION?	91
CHAPTER 8: WHAT, THEN, IS MY SOURCE OF RIGHTS?	112
PART II: SOME CHALLENGES TO EXPERIENCE AS THE 
SOURCE OF RIGHTS	134
CHAPTER 9: IS THERE ALWAYS A RIGHT ANSWER?	134
CHAPTER 10: IF RIGHTS DO NOT COME FROM GOD OR 
NATURE, HOW ARE THEY DIFFERENT FROM MERE 
PREFERENCES?	150
CHAPTER 11: DOES THE EXPERIENTIAL APPROACH 
CONFUSE PHILOSOPHY WITH SOCIOLOGY?	163
CHAPTER 12: CAN RIGHTS PRODUCE WRONGS?	189
CHAPTER 13: IS THE DEBATE OVER EXTERNAL SOURCES 
OF RIGHTS A LIBERAL-CONSERVATIVE ISSUE?	199
PART III	209
CHAPTER 14:CAN EXPERIENTIAL RIGHTS CHECK THE 
ABUSES OF MAJORITY RULE?	209
CHAPTER 15: IS THERE A RIGHT "TO LIFE"?	230
CHAPTER 16: IS THERE A RIGHT NOT TO BE CENSORED BY 
GOVERNMENT?	238
CHAPTER 17: IS THERE A RIGHT TO HAVE CHURCH AND 
STATE SEPARATED?	248
CHAPTER 18: IS THERE A RIGHT TO EMIGRATE AND/OR 
IMMIGRATE?	252
CHAPTER 19: DO ANIMALS HAVE RIGHTS?	260
CHAPTER 20: DO DEAD PEOPLE HAVE RIGHTS IN THEIR 
BODIES AND ORGANS?	271
END OF PART III	289
CONCLUSION: THE FUTURE OF RIGHTS	290
A. DOES EXPERIENCE TEACH US THAT RIGHTS CAN 
SURVIVE EMERGENCIES?	290
B. DOES THE EXPERIENTIAL THEORY OF RIGHTS, LIKE 
THE "LIVING CONSTITUTION" SCHOOL OF 
INTERPRETATION, LEAD TO THE OCCASIONAL 
CONTRACTION OF RIGHTS, AS WELL AS TO THEIR 
EXPANSION?	305
ENDNOTES	320

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Human rights.
Civil rights.