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Williamson M. Evers

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Specialization and the Division of Labor In the Social Thought of Plato and Rousseau

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical TheoryProduction Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The differing attitudes of Plato and Rousseau toward specialization and the division of labor color their views on who should formulate policy on political questions. In the theories of each thinker, the observations and evaluations made in such areas of social life as the production and exchange...
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The Law of Omissions and Neglect of Children

Legal SystemPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The sort of omission that is punished by statute is neglect of a duty or obligation. Generally some obligations are thought to be deserving of enforcement. They then properly belong in a society's legal code. Other obligations are merely moral and are outside the purview of law. Thus, only omission...
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Rawls and Children

InterventionismPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The status of children in the societal scheme proposed by John Rawls is determined by what would be the decision of persons in the original position. To see how Rawl's concept of justice pertains to children, we will look at three things: (1) Who the decision-makers are in the original position; (2...
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Toward a Reformulation of the Law of Contracts

Legal System

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Many of the problem areas in the law of contracts stem from the historical fact that the law of contracts has been fashioned out of material that does not fit together logically. Some jurists view contracts as conventions serving to secure people's expectations. These jurists, who support their...
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