The Science of Right, by Immanuel Kant

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF RIGHT.

GENERAL DEFINITIONS, AND DIVISIONS.

  1. What the Science of Right is.
  2. What is Right?
  3. Universal Principle of Right.
  4. Right is Conjoined with the Title or Authority to Compel.
  5. Strict Right may be also Represented as the Possibility of a Universal Reciprocal Compulsion in harmony with the Freedom of All according to Universal Laws.
  6. Supplementary Remarks on Equivocal Right. (Jus Aequivocum).

DIVISION OF THE SCIENCE OF RIGHT.

  1. General Division of the Duties of Right. (Juridical Duties).
  2. Universal Division of Rights.
  3. Methodical Division of the Science of Right.

FIRST PART. PRIVATE RIGHT.

The System of those Laws Which Require No External Promulgation.

  1. CHAPTER I. Of the Mode of Having Anything External as One’s Own.
  2. CHAPTER II. The Mode of Acquiring Anything External.
  3. CHAPTER III. Acquisition Conditioned by the Sentence of a Public Judicatory.

SECOND PART. PUBLIC RIGHT.

The System of those Laws which require Public Promulgation.

The Principles of Right in Civil Society.

Conclusion.

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