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Anarchy Unbound
Language: en
Pages: 263
Authors: Peter T. Leeson
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-07 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In Anarchy Unbound, Peter T. Leeson uses rational choice theory to explore the benefits of self-governance. Relying on experience from the past and present, Professor Leeson provides evidence of anarchy "working" where it is least expected to do so and explains how this is possible. Provocatively, Leeson argues that in
Anarchy Unbound
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Peter T. Leeson
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-07 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In Anarchy Unbound, Peter T. Leeson uses rational choice theory to explore the benefits of self-governance. Relying on experience from the past and present, Professor Leeson provides evidence of anarchy 'working' where it is least expected to do so and explains how this is possible. Provocatively, Leeson argues that in
Libertarian Anarchy
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Gerard Casey
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-19 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Political philosophy is dominated by a myth, the myth of the necessity of the state. The state is considered necessary for the provision of many things, but primarily for peace and security. In this provocative book, Gerard Casey argues that social order can be spontaneously generated, that such spontaneous order
The Routledge Handbook of Anarchy and Anarchist Thought
Language: en
Pages: 460
Authors: Gary Chartier, Chad Van Schoelandt
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-31 - Publisher: Routledge

This Handbook offers an authoritative, up-to-date introduction to the rich scholarly conversation about anarchy—about the possibility, dynamics, and appeal of social order without the state. Drawing on resources from philosophy, economics, law, history, politics, and religious studies, it is designed to deepen understanding of anarchy and the development of anarchist
Problems in Value Theory
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Steven B. Cowan
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-06 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Problems in Value Theory takes a pro and con approach to central topics in aesthetics, ethics and political theory. Each chapter begins with a question: What Makes Actions Right or Wrong? Does Morality Depend on God? Do We Need Government? Contemporary philosophers with opposing viewpoints are then paired together to