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    Innocent Threats and the Moral Problem of Carnivorous Animals.Rainer Ebert & Tibor R. Machan - 2012 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 29 (2):146-159.
    The existence of predatory animals is a problem in animal ethics that is often not taken as seriously as it should be. We show that it reveals a weakness in Tom Regan's theory of animal rights that also becomes apparent in his treatment of innocent human threats. We show that there are cases in which Regan's justice-prevails-approach to morality implies a duty not to assist the jeopardized, contrary to his own moral beliefs. While a modified account of animal rights that (...)
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  2. Putting Humans First: Why We Are Nature's Favorite.Tibor R. Machan & Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - 2004 - Rowman & Littlefield.
    This book challenges the notion that humans aren't any more important than, say, ants, and ethics and politics must be adjusted accordingly as not to rank human concerns as primary.
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    Anarchism/Minarchism: Is a Government Part of a Free Country?Roderick T. Long & Tibor R. Machan (eds.) - 2008 - Ashgate.
    Robert Nozick sharply distinguished his vision of the free society from egalitarian liberals such as John Rawls. Less remarked upon is the distinction he drew between the free society governed by a strictly limited government and the society without any government at all. In this volume, the editors have brought together a selection of specially commissioned essays from key theorists actively involved in this debate.
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    Why Human Beings May Use Animals.Tibor R. Machan - 2002 - Journal of Value Inquiry 36 (1):9-16.
  5. Self-Ownership and the Lockean Proviso.Tibor R. Machan - 2009 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 39 (1):93-98.
    Locke's defense of private property rights includes what is called a proviso— "the Lockean proviso"—and some have argued that in terms of it the right to private property can have various exceptions and it may not even be unjust to redistribute wealth that is privately owned. I argue that this cannot be right because it would imply that one's right to life could also have various exceptions, so anyone's life (and labor) could be subject to conscription if some would need (...)
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    Classical Individualism: The Supreme Importance of Each Human Being.Tibor R. Machan - 1998 - Routledge.
    In Classical Individualism , Tibor R. Machan argues that individualism is far from being dead. Machan identifies, develops and defends what he calls classical individualism - an individualism humanised by classical philosophy, rooted in Aristotle rather than Hobbes. This book does not reject the social nature of human beings, but finds that every one has a self-directed agent who is responsible for what he or she does. Machan rejects all types of collectivism, including communitarianism, ethnic solidarity, racial unity, and gender (...)
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    What is Morally Right with Insider Trading.Tibor R. Machan - 1996 - Public Affairs Quarterly 10 (2):135-142.
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  8. Ayn Rand.Tibor R. Machan - 1999 - Peter Lang.
    Machan's book explores all the major themes of Ayn Rand's philosophical thought. He shows the frequent strengths and occasional weaknesses of Rand's mature philosophy of Objectivism, drawing on his own, and many others', discussion of this challenging and iconoclastic thinker's ideas. Machan's treatment of Rand is a welcome addition to the growing literature of serious scholarship on Rand's philosophical work.
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    Recent Work in Business Ethics: A Survey and Critique.Tibor R. Machan & Douglas J. Den Uyl - 1987 - American Philosophical Quarterly 24 (2):107-124.
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    Recent Work on the Concept of Happiness.Douglas Den Uyl & Tibor R. Machan - 1983 - American Philosophical Quarterly 20 (2):115-134.
    The first part of this project deals with the more recent historical discussions of the topic, Most of which focus on the views of aristotle and j s mill. These two authors turn out to be the focus of attention of most writers who wish to consider the major historical reflections on happiness, Ones that have shaped our thinking on the topic. The second part of this project deals with contemporary original thinking about happiness. Yet here, Too, The major themes (...)
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    The Morality of Business: A Profession for Human Wealthcare.Tibor R. Machan - 2007 - Springer.
    Government interference in free enterprise is growing. Should they intercede in business ethics and corporate responsibility; and if so, to what extent? The Morality of Business: A Profession for Human Wealthcare goes beyond the utilitarian case in discussing the various elements of business ethics, social policy, job security, outsourcing, government regulation, stakeholder theory, advertising and property rights. "Professor Machan has done it again! Profit seeking behavior by business is ethical and prudent, but it only can be ethical when a person (...)
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    Aristotle and the Moral Status of Business.Tibor R. Machan - 2004 - Journal of Value Inquiry 38 (2):203-223.
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    Recent Work in Ethical Egoism.Tibor R. Machan - 1979 - American Philosophical Quarterly 16 (1):1 - 15.
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    The Right to Private Property: Reply to Friedman.Tibor R. Machan - 1992 - Critical Review: A Journal of Politics and Society 6 (1):97-106.
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    Exploring Extreme Violence.Tibor R. Machan - 1990 - Journal of Social Philosophy 21 (1):92-97.
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    Epistemology and Moral Knowledge.Tibor R. Machan - 1982 - Review of Metaphysics 36 (1):23 - 49.
    It is argued that a wrongheaded model of what a theory of knowledge must satisfy has engendered unjustified skepticism about knowledge and moral knowledge in particular. A contextualist conception of knowledge is sketched and defended and it is then argued that in terms of such an idea of what it is to know something the prospects for moral and political knowledge are significantly improved.
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    The Pseudo-Science of B. F. Skinner.Tibor R. Machan - 2006 - Upa.
    The Pseudo-Science of B.F. Skinner was Professor Tibor Machan's first book. Now, nearly forty years after its initial publication and after three dozen additional books published by Machan, it is available again through University Press of America. This study is still alive with its initial inquiry into the work of B.F. Skinner, and it is just as influential upon young students today as it was forty years ago. Was Skinner a bona fide scientist or an amateur metaphysician? Was Skinner correct (...)
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    Kuhn's Impossibility Proof and the Moral Element in Scientific Explanations.Tibor R. Machan - 1974 - Theory and Decision 5 (4):355-374.
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    Libertarianism: For and Against.Craig Duncan, Tibor R. Machan & Martha Nussbaum - 2005 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Libertarianism: For and Against offers dueling perspectives on the scope of legitimate government. Tibor R. Machan, a well-known libertarian philosopher, argues for a minimal government devoted solely to protecting individual rights to life, liberty, and property. Against this view, philosopher Craig Duncan defends democratic liberalism, which aims to ensure that all citizens have fair access to a life of dignity. In a dynamic exchange of arguments, the two philosophers cut to the heart of this important debate.
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  20. Social Contract as a Basis of Norms: A Critique.Tibor R. Machan - 1983 - Journal of Libertarian Studies 7 (1):141-145.
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    Does Libertarianism Imply the Welfare State?Tibor R. Machan - 1997 - Res Publica 3 (2):131-148.
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    Information for Contributors.Thomas Magnell, Moving Away From A. Local, Tibor R. Machan, Kevin Graham, Sharon Sytsma, Agape Sans Dieu, Jonathan Glover, Harry G. Frankfurt, James Stacey Taylor & Peter Singer - 2002 - Journal of Value Inquiry 36 (3):601-603.
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    Rand on Hume's Moral Skepticism.Tibor R. Machan - 2008 - Journal of Ayn Rand Studies 9 (2):245 - 251.
    This brief discussion argues that Ayn Rand misconstrued David Hume's famous "is/ought" gap, just as innumerable others have. Hume objected to deducing ought claims (or judgments or statements) from is claims and not to deriving the former from the latter. He was silent about this but his own work in ethics and politics suggests that he would agree that one can infer ethical, moral or political beliefs from an understanding of facts (such as those of history).
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    Liberty for the 21st Century: Contemporary Libertarian Thought.Tibor R. Machan & Douglas B. Rasmussen - 1995 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Fifteen distinguished contributors free present up-to-date arguments for the libertarian alternative. Part One introduces libertarianism and outlines some approaches by which it might be justified. Part Two addresses how a society that embraces libertarian principles might deal with various social problems, especially those that seem to require government intervention. Part Three responds to criticisms of libertarianism from other political perspectives and presents a libertarian critique of those viewpoints. Contributors: N. Scott Arnold; James E. Chesher; Mike Gemmell; John Hospers; Gregory R. (...)
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    Morality and Social Justice: Point/Counterpoint.James P. Sterba, Alison M. Jaggar, Carol C. Gould, Robert C. Solomon, Tibor R. Machan, William Galston & Milton Fisk - 1995 - Rowman & Littlefield.
    These original essays by seven leading contemporary political philosophers spanning the political spectrum explore the possibility of achieving agreement in political theory. Each philosopher defends in a principal essay his or her own view of social justice and also comments on two or more of the other essays. The result is a lively exchange that leaves the reader to judge to what degree the contributors achieve agreement or reconciliation.
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    Blocked Exchanges Revisited.Tibor R. Machan - 1997 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 14 (3):249–262.
    I argue that (a) donations made without the option of selling are morally diminished and (2) selling such items isn.
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    Rights, Values, Regulation, and Health Care.Tibor R. Machan - 2006 - Journal of Value Inquiry 40 (2-3):385-391.
  28. A Brief Defense of Free Will.Tibor R. Machan - 2004 - In John R. Burr & Milton Goldinger (eds.), Philosophy and Contemporary Issues. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
  29. Book Review: James M. Buchanan, Why I, Too, Am Not a Conservative. [REVIEW]Tibor R. Machan - forthcoming - Philosophy of the Social Sciences.
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    Rand and Choice.Tibor R. Machan - 2006 - Journal of Ayn Rand Studies 7 (2).
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    Advertising: The Whole or Only Some of the Truth?Tibor R. Machan - 1987 - Public Affairs Quarterly 1 (4):59-71.
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    Against Nonlibertarian Natural Rights.Tibor R. Machan - 1978 - Journal of Libertarian Studies 2 (3):233-238.
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    Drug Prohibition is Both Wrong and Unworkable.Tibor R. Machan - 2012 - Think 11 (30):85-92.
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    Moral Myths and Basic Positive Rights.Tibor R. Machan - 1985 - Tulane Studies in Philosophy 33:35-41.
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    Some Contrarian Reflections on Advertising.Tibor R. Machan - 2010 - Think 9 (24):47-50.
    Among business ethics teachers, as reflected in their books and papers, advertising is deemed anything but honorable. Quite the opposite. This is mainly because so many business ethicists are convinced that altruism is the proper ethics for people to practice and, of course, advertising is far from altruistic. The following will be a presentation of a position that finds advertising ethical but also rejects altruism as the proper ethics by which human beings should live.
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    Two Flaws in Anti-Market Criticisms.Tibor R. Machan - 2013 - Think 12 (35):95-99.
    Over the years, two criticisms of free markets have been repeated over and over again, by very prominent academics. One concerns the subjective theory of values many pro-market economists embrace, the other involves the move from something being good to do to requiring the government to make – or ‘nudge’ – us do it.
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    Letters.David L. Prychitko, Tibor R. Machan, Mordecai Schwartz & Gus Dizerega - 1988 - Critical Review: A Journal of Politics and Society 2 (2-3):220-240.
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    Why Moral Judgments Can Be Objective: Tibor R. Machan.Tibor R. Machan - 2008 - Social Philosophy and Policy 25 (1):100-125.
    Are we able to make objective moral judgments? This perennial philosophical topic needs often to be revisited because it is central to human life. Judging how people conduct themselves, the institutions they devise, whether, in short, they are doing what's right or what's wrong, is ubiquitous. In this essay I defend the objectivity of ethical judgments by deploying a neo-Aristotelian naturalism by which to keep the “is-ought” gap at bay and place morality on an objective footing. I do this with (...)
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    Defining Government, Begging the Question: An Answer to Walter Block's Reply.Tibor R. Machan - 2007 - Journal of Libertarian Studies 21 (1):91-99.
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    Libertarianism in One Easy Lesson.Tibor R. Machan - 2003 - The Philosophers' Magazine 23 (23):46-49.
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    Did Socrates Know Nothing?Tibor R. Machan - 2010 - Think 9 (25):85-87.
    A familiar teaching about Socrates, based mostly on Plato's representation of the Athenian philosopher, is that he professed not to know anything. The only thing he knew, he is reported to have said, is that he knew nothing.
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    Kuhn, Paradigm Choice and the Arbitrariness of Aesthetic Criteria in Science.Tibor R. Machan - 1977 - Theory and Decision 8 (4):361-362.
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    The Virtue of Freedom in Capitalism.Tibor R. Machan - 1986 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 3 (1):49-58.
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    Libertarianism in One Easy Lesson.Tibor R. Machan - 2003 - The Philosophers' Magazine 21:44-47.
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    Back to Being Reasonable.Tibor R. Machan & M. L. Zupan - 1975 - Philosophy of Science 42 (3):307-310.
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    Good God, Bad Deeds?Tibor R. Machan - 2007 - Think 5 (15):55-58.
    Tibor Machan responds to James Franklin's response to the problem of evil (in Think issue 5).
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    Your Country Needs... Your Liver?Tibor R. Machan - 2002 - The Philosophers' Magazine 18 (18):19-20.
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  48. Ayn Rand at 100.Tibor R. Machan (ed.) - 2006 - D.K. Publishers Distributors.
    For those who absorb Ayn Rand's ground-breaking ideas, would find, like scores before them, that Rand has the capacity to awaken the hero inside each of us. To live life to its fullest capacity, to realize the capacity inside oneself, to act according to one's ideals and convictions. it is, indeed, what man is born for.
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    Recent Work in Philosophy.Kenneth G. Lucey & Tibor R. Machan (eds.) - 1983 - Rowman & Allanheld.
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  50. A Defense of Property Rights and Capitalism.Tibor R. Machan - 1995 - In Brenda Almond (ed.), Introducing Applied Ethics. Blackwell.
     
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