TITLE

Libertarians Fiddle while Rome Burns

AUTHOR(S)
BIDDLE, CRAIG
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Objective Standard: A Journal of Culture & Politics;Spring2014, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the debate of libertarians on the doctrine of the existence of natural rights, asserting that the rights are inside the human nature of an individual. The claims that consistent application of rights would seriously weaken the market order is mentioned. The argument on radical capitalism against libertarianism is cited.
ACCESSION #
94820245

 

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