Zwolinksi argues that libertarians are right to support private property, but also that private property is more complicated than we sometimes think.
Zwolinski continues his discussion with David Friedman, arguing that there are situations where the presumption of freedom can be overridden.
Does the non-aggression principle prohibit all pollution, including industry, driving, and flashlights?
A stringent application of the non-aggression principle has morally unacceptable implications.
Aggression and property rights are, by themselves, not the only categories relevant to moral or juridical evaluation.
Libertarians certainly like to debate the merits of the non-aggression principle. Matt Zwolinksi attempts to figure out what libertarians really think.
William Graham Sumner often gets unfairly labeled a social Darwinist. In this first post in a new series, Zwolinski tries to nail down just what “social Darwinism” means.
Not only is the charge of Sumner being a social Darwinist unfair, but it characterizes his views as nearly the opposite of what they actually were.
Zwolinski examines William Graham Sumner’s critique of “social justice.”