The Journal of Libertarian Studies

Displaying 31 - 40 of 734

Do We Ever Really Get Out of Anarchy?

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
A major point of dispute among libertarian theorists and thinkers today as always revolves around the age-old question of whether man can live in total anarchy or whether the minimal state is absolutely necessary for the maximization of freedom. Lost in this dispute is the question of whether man...
Formats

3_2_3_0.pdf

PDF icon PDF (352.56 KB)

Read more

Liberalism versus Democracy

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
A process that drew attention at the turn of the century, and even earlier, was the movement from a bourgeois liberal society into a mass-democratic society. Not all of those who observed this process made the same judgments about it. Volume 12, Number 2 (1996)
Formats

12_2_2_0.pdf

PDF icon PDF (89.07 KB)

Read more

Comment on Smith

Free MarketsLegal System

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
A paper reviewing George Smith's article "Justice Entrepreneurship in A Free Market" by Randy E. Barnett. Volume 3, Number 4 (1979)...
Formats

3_4_5_0.pdf

PDF icon PDF (221.01 KB)

Read more

White Male Privilege? A Social Construct for Political Oppression

Media and CultureInterventionism

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Each day in America, white males face government-sponsored discrimination. If in high school, the white male may be denied a chance to apply for special programs because he is not a preferred minority, or in some cases, a female. There are scholarships available, but many cannot be awarded to white...
Formats

14_1_8_0.pdf

PDF icon PDF (40.35 KB)

Read more

The Foreign Policy of the Old Right

U.S. HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The categories of "right" and "left" have been changing so rapidly in recent years in America that it becomes difficult to recall what the labels stood for not very long ago. In the case of the left, this have become common knowledge, and we are all familiar with the contracts...
Formats

2_1_7_0.pdf

PDF icon PDF (832.48 KB)

Read more

Socialism and 'Social' Justice

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In his Preface to The Mirage of Social Justice , Hayek explained how he came to conclude “that the Emperor had no clothes on, that is, that the term ‘social justice’ was entirely empty and meaningless” and “that the people who habitually employ the phrase simply do not...
Formats

11_2_2_0.pdf

PDF icon PDF (71.46 KB)

Read more

Josiah Warren and the Sovereignty of the Individual

Philosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In a Notebook "D" entry dated January 29, 1840, Josiah Warren gave the plan for his "New Social Arrangements" which would emphasize human freedom. Writing in New Harmony, Indiana, he claimed that his plan was intended to restore the natural liberty of mankind gradually —...
Formats

4_4_8_0.pdf

PDF icon PDF (774.38 KB)

Read more

Shelley's Philosophy of Liberty

Philosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The dislocation of established patterns of thought and behavior, under pressure of the kaleidoscopic changes that for convenience we often ascribe to the French and Industrial Revolutions, led many to turn nostalgically to the safety of precedent and custom. Others, however, looked forward...
Formats

6_2_4_0.pdf

PDF icon PDF (619.02 KB)

Read more

Whither anarchy? Has Robert Nozick justified the state?

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
One can appreciate Anarchy, State and Utopia by Robert Nozick on many levels. Its emphasis on individual freedom is a refreshing change of pace. It questions assumptions that have long been sacrosanct. It puts forth a theory of entitlement which is nothing short of remarkable in this day and age...
Formats

1_1_3_0.pdf

PDF icon PDF (467.32 KB)

Read more

The Opponents of Public Education: New York State, 1870-1880

EducationTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
A significant amount of opposition surrounded the development of state supported public secondary and higher education in New York State throughout the eighth decade of the nineteenth century. Opposition appeared within various sectors of the social structure. However, this paper will concern...
Formats

6_3_11_0.pdf

PDF icon PDF (851.74 KB)

Read more

Shield icon library