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Frogs' Legs, Shared Ends and the Rationality of Politics

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07/30/2014Anthony de Jasay

Politics asks “What is to be done?” and proposes a profusion of answers. Philosophy, when set to contend with politics, asks “when can one sensibly say that something, or for that matter anything, is to be done?” That answers to this question are neither wholly formal, logical and semantic, nor wholly empirical and technological, but both, and more than either, is, I think, plain enough.

Volume 11, Number 2 (1995)

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Jasay, A. de. "Frogs' Legs, Shared Ends and the Rationality of Politics." Journal of Libertarian Studies 11, No. 2 (1995): 122–131.

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