Ideas of G.A. Cohen, by Theme

[Canadian, fl. 1966, Professor at London University.]

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25. Social Practice / A. Freedoms / 5. Freedom of lifestyle
The right-wing conception of freedom is based on the idea of self-ownership
Plenty of people have self-ownership, but still lack autonomy
25. Social Practice / C. Rights / 4. Property rights
It is doubtful whether any private property was originally acquired legitimately
It is plausible that no one has an initial right to own land and natural resources
Every thing which is now private started out as unowned