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Are Rights a Religious Idea?

by Grant Babcock on Jun 6, 2016

In the Enlightenment natural law tradition, we can discern what rights we have by reason alone.

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On Reaping What You Sow

by Neera K. Badhwar on May 12, 2016

Immorality often has bad consequences, for individuals and also for societies.

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The Epistemic Limits of Radicalism

by Jason Kuznicki on May 9, 2016

Kuznicki explores the implications of libertarian radicalism being based on epistemic humility.

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Immanuel Kant on Property Rights

by George H. Smith on May 6, 2016

Smith discusses how Kant used his theory of property rights to justify government, and how he distinguished physical possession from rightful ownership.

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Immanuel Kant, the Social Contract, and the State

by George H. Smith on Apr 29, 2016

Smith explains how Robert Paul Wolff and Immanuel Kant used the same principle of moral autonomy to reach opposite conclusions about the legitimacy of the state.