Epicycles and Non-Aggression

by Brian Kogelmann on Apr 18, 2013

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.


Libertarianism, Bill Maher, and False Dilemmas

by Aaron Ross Powell on Apr 12, 2013

Arguments against libertarianism often take the form of false dilemmas. Powell looks at why they’re so common and what libertarians can do about it.


Non-Aggression and Billiards

by Jason Kuznicki on Apr 9, 2013

Kuznicki responds to Matt Zwolinski’s call for scrapping the non-aggression principle.


Just Market Exchanges

by Neera K. Badhwar on Apr 5, 2013

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


Recognizing the State for What It Is

by Aaron Ross Powell on Apr 4, 2013

We should never forget that the state is an institution for compelling people to act against their will.


Libertarianism and Pollution

by Matt Zwolinski on Apr 1, 2013

Does the non-aggression principle prohibit all pollution, including industry, driving, and flashlights?


Paternalism and Barbarism

by Aaron Ross Powell on Mar 26, 2013

Powell argues against paternalism, demonstrating that it is little more than a way to impose your values on others.


Philosophy the Right Way

by Aaron Ross Powell on Mar 21, 2013

Libertarian philosophy is a “big tent” and we can learn much from philosophers we may disagree with.