Graduate studies at Western
Critical Review 8 (1):85-94 (1994)
|Abstract||Jeffrey Friedman presents positive libertarianism as consisting of an objective morality, autonomy, and moral totalism. He then defines postlibertarianism as a consequentialist positive libertarianism. However, Friedman's claim that the choice of moral axioms is unjustifiable, and an equivocation in his use of the term ?moral,? makes his presentation of positive libertarianism incoherent. Nor is Friedman successful in grafting consequentialism onto positive libertarianism. The autonomy of positive libertarianism renders consequentialism superfluous, and the ends of the two systems conflict, for positive libertarianism judges people, while the consequentialism of postlibertarianism judges actions.|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Jan Narveson (1992). Libertarianism, Postlibertarianism, and the Welfare State: Reply to Friedman. Critical Review 6 (1):45-82.
W. William Woolsey (1994). Libertarianisms: Mainstream, Radical, and Post. Critical Review 8 (1):73-84.
Antony Flew (1992). Dissent From “the New Consensus”: Reply to Friedman. Critical Review 6 (1):83-96.
Jeffrey Friedman (1992). Postlibertarianism is Not Libertarianism: Rejoinder to Nove. Critical Review 6 (4):605-609.
Jeffrey Friedman (1992). After Libertarianism: Rejoinder to Narveson, McCloskey, Flew, and Machan. Critical Review 6 (1):113-152.
Jeffrey Friedman (1997). What's Wrong with Libertarianism. Critical Review 11 (3):407-467.
Pablo Gilabert (2006). Basic Positive Duties of Justice and Narveson's Libertarian Challenge. Southern Journal of Philosophy 44 (2):193-216.
Tom G. Palmer (1998). What'snotwrong with Libertarianism: Reply to Friedman. Critical Review 12 (3):337-358.
Nicolas Maloberti (2009). Libertarianism and the Possibility of the Legitimate State. Libertarian Papers 1 (5):1-12.
David Colander (1995). Is Milton Friedman an Artist or a Scientist? Journal of Economic Methodology 2 (1):105-122.
Ned Dobos (2011). Non-Libertarianism and Shareholder Theory: A Reply to Schaefer. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 98 (2):273 - 279.
Jeffrey Friedman (1998). The Libertarian Straddle: Rejoinder to Palmer and Sciabarra. Critical Review 12 (3):359-388.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2011-10-18
Total downloads1 ( #292,879 of 740,478 )
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?