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 R - Right

Right: What others in society must do for one or give one legally or morally because of one's position in the society.

Note that, accordingly, one's rights depend both on one's society and its laws or morals, and on one's position in that society.

See also: Duty, Society


Aristotle, Broad, Mill, Sidgwick

 Original: Oct 23, 2004                                                Last edited: 22 December 2007.   Top