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Provided, of course, that one makes it clear that here the term "right" is being used without implying that Aristotle accepted or even had any inkling of the value of "subjective freedom." By adding the language of "rights" to the otherwise dispersed talk in Aristotle's texts of what is "just," what a certain person or group of persons has "open to it" or "is eligible for," what a given official or the people as a whole has the "authority" to do, and what someone is by justice and law "immune" from,(16) we gain by making perspicuous a central element in his theories: the ways in which individual citizens and officials are assigned their functions or their areas of freedom, and protected in their actions within them.