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The Resource The promise of liberty : a non-utopian vision, Tibor R. Machan

The promise of liberty : a non-utopian vision, Tibor R. Machan

Label
The promise of liberty : a non-utopian vision
Title
The promise of liberty
Title remainder
a non-utopian vision
Statement of responsibility
Tibor R. Machan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The fully free society is but a promise, rarely completely fulfilled but clearly a possibility, not a utopia. This work shows both the promise and why it can be reasonably well fulfilled
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Machan, Tibor R
Dewey number
320.01/1
Index
index present
LC call number
B105.L45
LC item number
M24 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Liberty
  • Liberty
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Liberty
  • Liberty
Label
The promise of liberty : a non-utopian vision, Tibor R. Machan
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Why moral judgments can be objective -- Theorists v. their theories : the case of agent causation -- Ethics and its controversial assumptions : individualism & human success -- Virtue, liberty, and private property : aspects of humanist political economy -- Economic analysis and the pursuit of liberty -- Human rights and poverty -- Rights, values, regulation, and health care -- The morality of smoking -- Philosophy, physics, and common sense -- The calculation problem & the tragedy of the common -- Government budget crises -- Right to private property -- Revisiting a critique -- Leo Strauss & neo-conservatism -- Tocqueville & Ayn Rand -- Should the constitution be rescued? -- Distraction of anarchism -- On owning intellectual stuff -- Fetal rights & liberty -- Speculation on post-communism -- The right to be wrong -- Reflections on democracy -- The flaws of stakeholder theory -- Individualism should respect rights
Control code
317493944
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739130766
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612493492
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
249349
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)317493944
Label
The promise of liberty : a non-utopian vision, Tibor R. Machan
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Why moral judgments can be objective -- Theorists v. their theories : the case of agent causation -- Ethics and its controversial assumptions : individualism & human success -- Virtue, liberty, and private property : aspects of humanist political economy -- Economic analysis and the pursuit of liberty -- Human rights and poverty -- Rights, values, regulation, and health care -- The morality of smoking -- Philosophy, physics, and common sense -- The calculation problem & the tragedy of the common -- Government budget crises -- Right to private property -- Revisiting a critique -- Leo Strauss & neo-conservatism -- Tocqueville & Ayn Rand -- Should the constitution be rescued? -- Distraction of anarchism -- On owning intellectual stuff -- Fetal rights & liberty -- Speculation on post-communism -- The right to be wrong -- Reflections on democracy -- The flaws of stakeholder theory -- Individualism should respect rights
Control code
317493944
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739130766
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612493492
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
249349
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)317493944

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