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Title:
The passion for liberty
Author:
Machan, Tibor R.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xiii, 243 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Opposing senses of freedom -- Ethical egoism (or individualism) : personal responsibility -- Why capitalism squares with morality -- Immigration into a free society -- Military defense of a free society -- Liberty, economic v. moral benefits -- Against utilitarianism -- Reflections on the right to private property -- The democratic ideal -- Revisiting the class warfare -- Individual rights, democracy, and government debt -- Exploring extreme violence (torture) -- The norms of military intervention -- Democracy and foreign affairs -- Why abortion is not murder -- Objections and alternatives to affirmative action -- The bill of rights and moral philosophy -- Freedom and the media.
ISBN:
9780742531024

9780742531031
Format :
Book