Locke’s Correlative Property Limits/Responsibilities to His Property Rights

  • Shelly Hiller Marguerat
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Environmental Policy and Regulation book series (PSEPR)


This chapter is the main chapter explaining about all the legal evidence and citations to the clear and enforceable responsibilities to nature as proposed in this book and their legal related issues as supported by modern interpreters with further corroboration by other influential texts on property and Genesis. It provides the specific related issues for each of the responsibilities proposed, the possible arguments against their validity and the rebuttal of those arguments again, with corroboration from modern authors. It further proposes practical possibilities for implementation of each of those limits while concentrating on the responsibility to land and its products as natural resources and to animals’ due care including on the two responsibilities that are rarely recognized and purely based on my research. It offers a bonus subtitle on the role of Nature from ancient sources.


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