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What I Have Learned Since the First Edition

Randy E. Barnett

in Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159737
eISBN:
9781400848133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159737.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In this afterword, the author reflects on the lessons that he has learned since the publication of the book's first edition in 2004 from the realms of both constitutional scholarship and ... More


Market Democracy

John Tomasi

in Free Market Fairness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144467
eISBN:
9781400842391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144467.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines market democracy, a hybrid approach to liberal theory building that combines a concern for private individual economic liberty with a commitment to social justice. As such, ... More


High Liberalism

John Tomasi

in Free Market Fairness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144467
eISBN:
9781400842391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144467.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses high liberalism, starting with its conception of equality based on an equal sharing of material goods. Compared to the classical liberal ideal pursued by Americans, the ... More


Thinking the Unthinkable

John Tomasi

in Free Market Fairness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144467
eISBN:
9781400842391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144467.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the process of “thinking the unthinkable,” which for high liberals means considering the possibility that the basic moral commitments of late twentieth-century liberal ... More


Classical Liberalism

John Tomasi

in Free Market Fairness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144467
eISBN:
9781400842391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144467.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter offers an intellectual history of liberalism, focusing on the classical view that was eventually displaced by modern, “high” liberalism. It first considers classical liberalism's notion ... More


Social Justicitis

John Tomasi

in Free Market Fairness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144467
eISBN:
9781400842391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144467.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines what it calls “social justicitis”—a strongly negative, even allergic, reaction to the ideal of social or distributive justice. Social justicitis is a malady from which many ... More


Principles of Equity

Aaron James

in Fairness in Practice: A Social Contract for a Global Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846153
eISBN:
9780199933389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846153.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter elaborates and defends three basic principles of structural equity. A first requires that “losers” be compensated, in light of a proposed general conception of when a person or social ... More


Conclusion

John Tomasi

in Free Market Fairness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144467
eISBN:
9781400842391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144467.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book has discussed market democracy as a liberal research program and free market fairness as a morally superior account of liberal justice. It has explained the market democratic regime's ... More


Free Market Fairness

John Tomasi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144467
eISBN:
9781400842391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144467.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Can libertarians care about social justice? This book argues that they can and should. Drawing simultaneously on moral insights from defenders of economic liberty such as F. A. Hayek and advocates of ... More


Feasibility, Normativity, and Institutional Guarantees

John Tomasi

in Free Market Fairness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144467
eISBN:
9781400842391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144467.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter considers John Rawls' conception of ideal theory, with particular emphasis on the implications of problems of feasibility for normative political philosophy and market democracy's ... More


Free Expression, American Society, and the Supreme Court

in Free Expression and Democracy in America: A History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226240664
eISBN:
9780226240749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226240749.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Despite the changes that swept across the nation after the Civil War, the law and traditions of free expression remained largely the same. Of course, Northerners disagreed about the implications of ... More


The Case for a System of International Legal Human Rights

Allen Buchanan

in The Heart of Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199325382
eISBN:
9780199369300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325382.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter undertakes the first two justificatory tasks: making a complex moral case for having a system of international legal human rights similar to the one that exists and making headway on the ... More


Political Repression and Culture War

Nick Fischer

in Spider Web: The Birth of American Anticommunism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040023
eISBN:
9780252098222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040023.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how wartime and Red Scare repression expanded into a general cultural war on “Bolshevik” causes, individuals, and organizations targeted by the Anticommunist Spider Web during ... More


The Moral and Economic Case for Free Trade

Bas van der Vossen and Jason Brennan

in In Defense of Openness: Why Global Freedom Is the Humane Solution to Global Poverty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190462956
eISBN:
9780190462970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462956.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter makes a prima facie case for free trade. It argues that the case for international free trade is just as strong as the case for free domestic trade. This case is strong because trade ... More


The Laissez Faire Benchmark

Thomas O. McGarity

in Freedom to Harm: The Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire Revival

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300141245
eISBN:
9780300195217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141245.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explores how the emergence of the corporate form blended nicely with the laissez faire ideology of an expanding class of economic elites in the growing American industrial economy. For ... More


In Defense of Productive Human Rights

Bas van der Vossen and Jason Brennan

in In Defense of Openness: Why Global Freedom Is the Humane Solution to Global Poverty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190462956
eISBN:
9780190462970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462956.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter defends economic liberties such as the right to private property and freedom of contract as basic human rights, which the authors refer to as productive human rights. Despite being ... More


In Defense of Openness: Why Global Freedom Is the Humane Solution to Global Poverty

Bas van der Vossen and Jason Brennan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190462956
eISBN:
9780190462970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462956.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The humane and workable solution to global poverty is freedom. We can help the poor—and help ourselves at the same time—by tearing down our walls and trade barriers. Both justice and good economic ... More


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