Journal of Libertarian Studies

If Men Were Angels: The Basic Analytics of the State versus Self-Government

The Journal of Libertarian Studies

Perhaps everyone will agree that if we were all angels, no state would be necessary, and if angels were the governors, they would require neither internal nor external constraints to ensure that they governed justly.

Volume 21, Number 4 (2007)


Higgs, Robert. “If Men Were Angels: The Basic Analytics of the State versus Self-Government.” Journal of Libertarian Studies 21, No. 4 (2007): 55–68.

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