|legal theory: philosophy|
A. What is the Taking Question?
B. Why Get Philosophical About It?
1. Constitutional purpose and moral valuation
2. Moral valuation and the role of the judge: legal positivism
3. The shortfall of history
4. From moral values to moral theories
5. A summing-up
A. Rights, Goals, and Consequences
B. A Test Case
C. The Utilitarian Approach
D. Ackerman's "Kantian" Approach
E. Radin's "Personhood" Approach
F. Epstein's Natural-Rights Approach