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dc.contributor.authorMonroe, Kenneth P.
dc.date2012
dc.date.accessioned2013-06-06T16:08:20Z
dc.date.available2013-06-06T16:08:20Z
dc.date.issued2013-06-06
dc.identifier.otherW Thesis 1404
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11040/23778
dc.description112 leaves.en_US
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliography (leaves 107-112).
dc.description.abstractDefends a normatively neutral conception of freedom. Using that conception, the author argues that the libertarianism Robert Nozick articulates in Anarchy, State and Utopia is inadequate as a defense of freedom.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsThe nature of freedom -- A conceptual framework -- The negative/positive model -- The triadic model -- The agent variable -- The end variable -- The constraint variable -- The constraint : normatively loaded interpretations -- The constraint : Nozick's interpretation -- The constraint : against normatively loaded interpretations -- Nozick and neutral conceptions of freedom -- Freedom and right-libertarianism -- Nozick's libertarianism -- Inability as the constraint variable -- Social interference as the constraint variable -- Workers and freedom -- Labor relations and freedom -- Predatory encirclement -- A disrespect for persons -- Nozick's inadequate defense of freedom -- Freedom and resources -- The constraint variable revisited -- A defense of the social interference interpretation -- The distribution of freedom -- Self-ownership and freedom -- Self-ownership and the state -- Self-ownership and resources -- Rights and resources
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherWheaton College (Norton, Mass.)
dc.subjectUndergraduate research
dc.subjectUndergraduate thesis
dc.subject.lcshNozick, Robert -- Criticism and interpretation
dc.subject.lcshNormativity (Ethics)
dc.subject.lcshLibertarianism
dc.subject.lcshState, The
dc.subject.lcshCivil rights
dc.subject.lcshAnarchism
dc.subject.lcshHuman rights
dc.subject.lcshUtopias
dc.subject.lcshLiberty
dc.subject.lcshDistributive justice
dc.titleFreedom and normative neutrality: assessing Robert Nozick's libertarianismen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US


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