The Cambridge Companion to Nozick's Anarchy, State, and Utopia

The Cambridge Companion to Nozick's Anarchy, State, and Utopia

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ISBN-13: 9780521120029
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/30/2011
Series: Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Ralf M. Bader is a Bersoff Assistant Professor and Faculty Fellow in the Philosophy Department at New York University. He is the author of Robert Nozick (2010).

John Meadowcroft is Lecturer in Public Policy in the Department of Political Economy, King's College London. He is the author of The Ethics of the Market (2005), James M. Buchanan (2011) and (with Mark Pennington) Rescuing Social Capital from Social Democracy (2007).

Table of Contents

Introduction Ralf M. Bader and John Meadowcroft; Part I. Morality: 1. Side constraints, Lockean individual rights, and the moral basis of libertarianism Richard Arneson; 2. Are deontological constraints irrational? Michael Otsuka; 3. What we learn from the experience machine Fred Feldman; Part II. Anarchy: 4. Nozickian arguments for the more-than-minimal state Eric Mack; 5. Explanation, justification, and emergent properties - an essay on Nozickian metatheory Gerald Gaus; Part III. State: 6. The right to distribute David Schmidtz; 7. Nozick's libertarian theory of justice Peter Vallentyne; 8. Does Nozick have a theory of property rights? Barbara Fried; 9. Nozick's critique of Rawls John Meadowcroft; Part IV. Utopia: 10. The framework for utopia Ralf M. Bader; 11. E Pluribus Plurum - how to fail to get to utopia in spite of really trying Chandran Kukathas.

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