Liberty for the 21st Century: Contemporary Libertarian Thought (Studies in Social, Political and Legal Philosophy)
By: Douglas B. Rasmussen (author), Tibor R. Machan (author)Paperback
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Fifteen distinguished contributors free present up-to-date arguments for the libertarian alternative. Part One introduces libertarianism and outlines some approaches by which it might be justified. Part Two addresses how a society that embraces libertarian principles might deal with various social problems, especially those that seem to require government intervention. Part Three responds to criticisms of libertarianism from other political perspectives and presents a libertarian critique of those viewpoints. Contributors: N. Scott Arnold; James E. Chesher; Mike Gemmell; John Hospers; Gregory R. Johnson; Loren E. Lomasky; Tibor R. Machan; Eric Mack; Jan Narveson; Douglas B. Rasmussen; Daniel Shapiro; Aeon Skoble; Mark Thornton; Douglas J. Den Uyl; Steven Yates.
B>Tibor R. Machan, Professor of Philosophy at Auburn University, is the author of many books, including Private Rights, Public Illusions and Capitalism and Individualism: Reframing the Argument for the Free Society. Douglas B. Rasmussen, Professor of Philosophy at St. John's University, is co-author of the The Catholic Bishops and the Economy: A Debate and Liberty and Nature: An Aristotelian Defense of Liberal Order.
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