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Labour's taxing for Nozick

On Monday the Labour party announced that there were going to tax 45p in every pound of people who earn £80,000 or more per year. It is their method for attempting to ‘save’ the NHS, you can read about it in an article from the Independent… 1,114 more words


“With reluctance, I found myself becoming convinced of (as they are now often called) libertarian views, due to various considerations and arguments.

Since many of the people who take a similar position are narrow and rigid, and filled, paradoxically, with resentment at other freer ways of being, my now having natural responses which fit the theory puts me in some bad company.

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Author: Ogbuishi Anthony Abuchi
Department: Philosophy
Affiliation: Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka

The state viewed from Nozick’s perspective as argued in his Anarchy, State and Utopia, should control no more power than the minimal function of guaranteeing the entitlement rights of the individual citizens. 403 more words

Faculty Of Arts

What is Wrong with Income Inequality? Five Reasons to be Concerned

I sometimes part ways with many of my libertarian and classical liberal friends in that I do have some amount of tentative concern for income/wealth inequality (for the purposes of this article, the otherwise important… 2,084 more words


Liberal political theory at its best

Justice as Fairness: A Restatement by John Rawls
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Justice as Fairness was released in the final years of Rawls’ life and gives an updated statement of his ideas laid out in A Theory of Justice and other writings. 205 more words

Book Reviews

Robert Nozick (1938–2002)

20.yy’ın son döneminin en etkili siyaset felsefecilerindendi. Özellikle muhafazakarlar ve liberaller üzerinde etkili oldu. Başlarda kendisini bir sosyalist olarak tanımlıyordu. Columbia Üniversitesi’ndeki “Demokratik Toplum” isimli radikal öğrenci grubuna yardımcı oluyordu. 215 more words