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  • The contest between will-based and interest-based theories of the function of rights has been waged for hundreds of years.

    Rights

  • But while that is certainly true on risk-assessment accounts, it is clearly not true on Baier's will-based account, which requires that the relevant motive be goodwill.

    Trust

  • For one, it is a will-based ethics in which intentions count for everything and external behavior or actions count for nothing.

    William of Ockham

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