Smith discusses how Kant used his theory of property rights to justify government, and how he distinguished physical possession from rightful ownership.
Justice, prosperity, responsibility, tolerance, cooperation, and peace.
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This Guide covers a broad range of libertarian ideas in the realms of philosophy, history, economics, and political science. It’s a great starting point for anyone new to libertarianism, and a great jumping-off point for someone who knows a little and wants to learn more.
David Boaz is the executive vice president of the Cato Institute and author of The Libertarian Mind.