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Civil commons

Civil commons: A unifying concept to designate social constructs which enable universal access to life goods (e.g., public education, healthcare, parks and pensions), with life support systems as primary civil commons so far as society protects and enables their reproduction and provision for all of its members.

A unifying concept to designate any and all social constructs which enable universal access to life goods e.g., common life support systems.

Source: What is Good? What is Bad? The Value of All Values across Time, Place and Theories’ by John McMurtry, Philosophy and World Problems, Volume I-III, UNESCO in partnership with Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems: Oxford, 2004-11.