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alienable

Law (of property) transferable to another owner
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This is to forget that arguments for slavery included arguments which took individual freedom for granted, but which understood that freedom as alienable.
However, to infer from practices of alienation of valued body organs and tissues that the body is itself alienable may appear to reduce the human body merely to a sum of its spare parts.
It said that both Abbas and the Palestinian leadership are committed to the national alienable rights.
Talks for cooperation, based on the alienable rights of the Iranian nation, must be put on the table in Baghdad," Jalili said.
However, probably the most important and widely studied distinction within the domain of possession is the one between alienable and inalienable possession.
Axiom No 3: Locally or globally relevant supra-individual risks for inalienable property justify a coordination of affected self-owners independent from alienable property.
Pettitt narrates a story in which literary property moves--despite certain sensational instances of backsliding towards the romantic genius notion of authorship--from being intimately connected to the author's personhood to being eminently alienable and completely exchangeable with money, by the end belonging more to the readership than the author.
Re ``The alienable right'' (Their Opinions, May 9):
Property which is fungible or alienable, on the other hand, can be transferred without expense to the sense of self.
Indeed, I argue that a solution based on alienable rights flows naturally from familiar liberal principles.
Further, the argument, said the standard was not met here as Congress has made ANCSA lands freely alienable, has expressly disclaimed any intent to create a reservation or trustee system, and the federal government has refused to exercise superintendence over the Indian communities within ANCSA lands.
During one of its recent discussions, the committee said the areas that will be freed from restrictions include the exploitation, development and utilization of natural resources, ownership of alienable lands, franchise on public utilities and ownership of educational institutions, mass media and advertising, among others.