Libertarian philosophy in the real world : the politics of natural rights / Mark D. Friedman.
London ; New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.
[viii], 281 pages ; 22 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Natural rights, the minimal state, and its legitimate functions Property rights, eminent domain, regulatory takings, and zoning Rights of expression and association Paternalism The regulatory state The federal income tax and the federal reserve system Corporate welfare and the welfare state Public education Health care Political issues for which there is no doctrinaire libertarian position What is to be done?
"Robert Nozick's Anarchy, State, and Utopia is widely recognized as one of the most influential works of modern political philosophy. Libertarian Philosophy in the Real World not only provides a concise and accessible introduction to Nozick's ideal rights-based, minimal libertarian state, but for the first time applies this moral framework to America's liberal democracy"--Page 4 of cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-274) and index.