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77 Geo. L. J. 287 (1988-1989)
The Philosophy of Intellectual Property

handle is hein.journals/glj77 and id is 309 raw text is: The Philosophy of Intellectual Property
JUSTIN HUGHES*
I. WHAT COUNTS AS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY?................ 290
II. A LOCKEAN JUSTIFICATION .................................. 296
A. LOCKE'S PROPERTY THEORY ............................. 297
B. LABOR AND THE PRODUCTION OF IDEAS .................      300
1. The Avoidance View of Labor .....................  302
2. The Value-Added Labor Theory ...................   305
3. Labor and the Idea/Expression Distinction ...........  310
C. IDEAS AND THE COMMON ................................    315
1. The Common and Tempered Property Rights ......... . 315
2. The Common and Ideas That Cannot Be Granted
Property  Status ......................................  319
3. Augmenting the Common Through Expiration of
Property  Rights ......................................  323
D. THE NON-WASTE CONDITION AND INTELLECTUAL
PROPERTY  ...............................................  325
1. Intellectual Property and the Money Economy ........  325
2. The Non-Waste of Intellectual Property ..............  327
E. FINAL COMMENTS ON A LOCKEAN JUSTIFICATION ........       329
III. A HEGELIAN JUSTIFICATION .................................  330
A. HEGELIAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ....................      331
1. The General Hegelian Philosophy ....................  331
2. The Property/Person Connection ......................332
3. Intellectual Property Under Hegel ....................  337
B. PROBLEMS IN APPLYING THE PERSONALITY JUSTIFICATION
TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ............................   339
1. Varying Degrees of Personality in Intellectual Property
......  ................. .........................  339
2. Alienation and the Personality Justification ...........  344
C. THE PERSONALITY JUSTIFICATION IN U.S. LAW ...........    350
D. CIVIL RIGHTS SUPPORT FOR A PERSONALITY
JUSTIFICATION  ..........................................  355
1. The Privacy Right Argument ........................  355
2. The Freedom of Expression Argument ................  358
IV.  CONCLUSION   ................................................  365
* Luce Scholar and Mellon Fellow in the Humanities, 1988. B.A. 1982, Oberlin College; J.D.
1986, Harvard University.

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