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作者 Machan, Tibor R
書名 Right Road to Radical Freedom
出版項 Luton, Bedfordshire : Andrews UK Ltd., 2006
國際標準書號 9781845403652 (electronic bk.)
book jacket
版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (161 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
系列 Societas ; v.26
附註 Cover -- Contents -- Front matter -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Dedication -- Acknowledgments -- Epigraph -- Preface: Why We Need Philosophy -- Body matter -- I: Free Will Reconsidered -- II: Politics, Faith and God's Non‑Existence -- III: Individualism -- IV: Liberty and Morality -- V: What's Worst About Taxation -- VI: The Ethics of Private Property? -- VII: Justice and the Welfare State -- VIII: Disputing Positive Rights -- IX: Can Commerce Inspire? -- Back matter -- Bibliography -- Other titles from Imprint Academic and Andrews UK
This work focuses on the topic of freedom. The author starts with the old issue of free will - do we as individual human beings choose our conduct, at least partly independently, freely? He comes down on the side of libertarians who answer Yes, and scorns the compatibilism of philosophers like Daniel Dennett, who try to rescue some kind of freedom from a physically determined universe. From here he moves on to apply his belief in radical freedom to areas of life such as religion, politics, and morality, tackling subjects as diverse as taxation, private property, justice and the welfare state
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Machan, Tibor R. Right Road to Radical Freedom Luton, Bedfordshire : Andrews UK Ltd.,c2006 9781845400187
主題 Free enterprise.;Individualism.;Libertarianism.;Liberty.;Right of property.;Welfare state
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