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Liberty as Respect for Persons

Kuznicki shows how libertarianism is the result of treating people as ends instead of merely as means, and thus is the fulfillment of Immanuel Kant’s “kingdom of ends.”

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Libertarianism Without Rules

Libertarians need to stop looking for easy answers in simple rules, Zwolinski argues, and instead embrace a pluralism of principles.

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What’s So Bad about Guantanamo?

Most of us agree that what goes on at Guantanomo Bay isn’t right. But what exactly isn’t right about it? Kogelmann explores the moral philosophy of the detention facility.

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Epicycles and Non-Aggression

The non-aggression principle isn’t sufficient to help guide most of our political decisions, and so isn’t sufficient to be the core argument for libertarianism.

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Just Market Exchanges

Neera K. Badhwar explores how the distinction between fully voluntary actions and actions done under duress applies to market exchanges.