A guide to the books and essays containing the most powerful arguments against libertarianism.
Aaron Ross Powell
Aaron Ross Powell is Director and Editor of Libertarianism.org, a project of the Cato Institute. Libertarianism.org presents introductory material as well as new scholarship related to libertarian philosophy, theory, and history. He is also co-host of Libertarianism.org’s popular podcast, Free Thoughts. His writing has appeared in Liberty and The Cato Journal. He earned a JD from the University of Denver.
Sam Harris’s book represents a dangerous mode of thinking echoing early Progressivism. Libertarians should be deeply concerned by Harris’s take on morality.
A list of some of the biographical essays at libertarianism.org.
Powell debunks the notion that libertarians are uncaring.
An introduction to virtue, the life well-lived, and the state’s role in the good life.
Powell critiques J.C. Lester’s argument tha critical rationalism is the basis of libertarianism.
The eight books on this list offer a thorough but accessible introduction to libertarianism.
A guide to books on the history of liberty and libertarianism.