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Libertarianism : For and Against - Tibor R. Machan


For and Against


Published: 15th August 2013
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Libertarianism: For and Against offers dueling perspectives on the scope of legitimate government. Tibor R. Machan, a well-known libertarian philosopher, argues for a minimal government devoted solely to protecting individual rights to life, liberty, and property. Against this view, philosopher Craig Duncan defends democratic liberalism, which aims to ensure that all citizens have fair access to a life of dignity. In a dynamic exchange of arguments, the two philosophers cut to the heart of this important debate.

The case for libertarianism: sovereign individuals / Tibor R. Machan -- The errors of libertarianism / Craig Duncan -- Fairness--or equality--is no imperative / Tibor R. Machan -- Democratic liberalism: the politics of dignity / Craig Duncan -- The follies of democratic "liberalism" / Tibor R. Machan -- Democratic liberalism defended / Craig Duncan.

ISBN: 9780742568693
ISBN-10: 0742568695
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 136
Published: 15th August 2013
Publisher: University Press of America
Edition Number: 1