Franklin

The passion for liberty / Tibor R. Machan.

Author/Creator:
Machan, Tibor R.
Publication:
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2003.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 243 p. ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Liberty.
Civil rights -- United States.
Democracy -- United States.
Contents:
Opposing senses of freedom
Ethical egoism (or individualism) : personal responsibility
Why capitalism squares with morality
Immigration into a free society
Military defense of a free society
Liberty, economic v. moral benefits
Against utilitarianism
Reflections on the right to private property
The democratic ideal
Revisiting the class warfare
Individual rights, democracy, and government debt
Exploring extreme violence (torture)
The norms of military intervention
Democracy and foreign affairs
Why abortion is not murder
Objections and alternatives to affirmative action
The bill of rights and moral philosophy
Freedom and the media.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-235) and index.
ISBN:
0742531023 (alk. paper)
0742531031 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
50868286