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Randy E. Barnett

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Libertarianism and Legitimacy: A Reply to Huebert

Philosophy and MethodologySubjectivism

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
It is obvious from his review of my book that J.H. Huebert holds me in genuine high esteem. This saddens him all the more for, in his view, I have squandered my talents on so unworthy a topic as Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty , which he characterizes as “an unfortunate...
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19_4_5.pdf

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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)
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3_4_5_0.pdf

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Toward a Theory of Legal Naturalism

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In legal philosophy there is perhaps no older, nor deeper, conflict than that which exists between legal positivists and natural law advocates. I use these "catch words" not with- out a certain trepidation since they have had shifting and divergent meanings. This has resulted in a preoccupation...
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2_2_1_0.pdf

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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...
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1_1_3_0.pdf

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