Vices Are Not Crimes

Vices Are Not Crimes

by Lysander Spooner

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Vices Are Not Crimes by Lysander Spooner

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Vices are not Crimes highlights the role of morality for Spooner among the anarchists and libertarians of his day.Spooner was the last of the great natural-rights theorists among anarchists, classical liberals.

Lysander Spooner was an American individualist anarchist, entrepreneur, libertarian, political philosopher, abolitionist, supporter of the labor movement, and legal theorist of the nineteenth century. He is also known for competing with the U.S. Post Office with his American Letter Mail Company, which was forced out of business by the United States government. His activism began with his career as a lawyer, which itself violated Massachusetts law. Spooner had studied law under the prominent lawyers and politicians John Davis and Charles Allen, but he had never attended college.According to the laws of the state, college graduates were required to study with an attorney for three years, while non-graduates were required to do so for five years. ---From Wikipedia

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BN ID: 2940011900679
Publisher: Classics Press
Publication date: 11/29/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 50 KB

About the Author

An American political philosopher, abolitionist, anarchist, legal theorist, and founder of the American Letter Mail Company, Spooner was a renowned figure of the 19th century. A prominent figure of the Abolitionist Movement, he raised his voice against slavery.

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