Anarchy, State, and Utopia

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Basic Books, 1974 - 367 pages
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Winner of the 1975 National Book Award, this brilliant and widely acclaimed book is a powerful philosophical challenge to the most widely held political and social positions of our age--liberal, socialist, and conservative.
 

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Avis d'utilisateur  - brleach - LibraryThing

Nozick so fundamentally misreads Rawls that the majority of this book is worthless as a result. He makes two grievous errors: (1) he entirely ignores the first principle, which results in his failure ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Amazing book! Nozick's range of knowledge is amazing. He shows that a minimal state is reasonable (very well done and easy to follows). Similarly, he shows that a more advanced state does not ... Consulter l'avis complet

Table des matières

Why StateofNature Theory ?
3
POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
4
EXPLANATORY POLITICAL THEORY
6
The State of Nature
10
PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATIONS
12
THE DOMINANT PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION
15
INVISIBLEHAND EXPLANATIONS
18
IS THE DOMINANT PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION A STATE?
22
PATTERNING
155
HOW LIBERTY UPSETS PATTERNS
160
SENS ARGUMENT
164
REDISTRIBUTION AND PROPERTY RIGHTS
167
LOCKES THEORY OF ACQUISITION
174
THE PROVISO
178
TERMS OF COOPERATION AND THE DIFFERENCE PRINCIPLE
189
THE ORIGINAL POSITION AND ENDRESULT PRINCIPLES
198

Moral Constraints and the State
26
MORAL CONSTRAINTS AND MORAL GOALS
28
WHY SIDE CONSTRAINTS?
30
LIBERTARIAN CONSTRAINTS
33
CONSTRAINTS AND ANIMALS
35
THE EXPERIENCE MACHINE
42
UNDERDETERMINATION OF MORAL THEORY
45
WHAT ARE CONSTRAINTS BASED UPON?
48
THE INDIVIDUALIST ANARCHIST
51
Prohibition Compensation and Risk
54
PROHIBITION AND COMPENSATIONWhy StateofNature Theory ?
57
WHY EVER PROHIBIT?Why StateofNature Theory ?
58
RETRIBUTIVE AND DETERRENCE THEORIES OF PUNISHMENT
59
DIVIDING THE BENEFITS OF EXCHANGE
63
FEAR AND PROHIBITION
65
WHY NOT ALWAYS PROHIBIT?
71
RISK
73
THE PRINCIPLE OF COMPENSATION
78
PRODUCTIVE EXCHANGE
84
The State
88
THE PRINCIPLE OF FAIRNESS
90
PROCEDURAL RIGHTS
96
HOW MAY THE DOMINANT AGENCY ACT?
101
THE DE FACTO MONOPOLY
108
PROTECTING OTHERS
110
THE STATE
113
THE INVISIBLEHAND EXPLANATION OF THE STATE
118
Further Considerations on the Argument for the State
120
PREEMPTIVE ATTACK
126
BEHAVIOR IN THE PROCESS
130
LEGITIMACY
133
THE RIGHT OF ALL TO PUNISH
137
PREVENTIVE RESTRAINT
142
Beyond the Minimal State?
147
Distributive Justice
149
HISTORICAL PRINCIPLES AND ENDRESULT PRINCIPLES
153
MACRO AND MICRO
204
NATURAL ASSETS AND ARBITRARINESS
213
THE POSITIVE ARGUMENT
216
THE NEGATIVE ARGUMENT
224
COLLECTIVE ASSETS
228
Equality Envy Exploitation Etc
232
EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY
235
SELFESTEEM AND ENVY
239
MEANINGFUL WORK
246
WORKERS CONTROL
250
MARXIAN EXPLOITATION
253
VOLUNTARY EXCHANGE
262
PHILANTHROPY
265
HAVING A SAY OVER WHAT AFFECTS YOU
268
THE NONNEUTRAL STATE
271
HOW REDISTRIBUTION OPERATES
274
Demoktesis
276
CONSISTENCY AND PARALLEL EXAMPLES
277
THE MORETHANMINIMAL STATE DERIVED
280
HYPOTHETICAL HISTORIES
292
Utopia
295
A Framework for Utopia
297
THE MODEL PROJECTED ONTO OUR WORLD
307
THE FRAMEWORK
309
DESIGN DEVICES AND FILTER DEVICES
312
THE FRAMEWORK AS UTOPIAN COMMON GROUND
317
COMMUNITY AND NATION
320
COMMUNITIES WHICH CHANGE
323
TOTAL COMMUNITIES
325
UTOPIAN MEANS AND ENDS
326
HOW UTOPIA WORKS OUT
331
UTOPIA AND THE MINIMAL STATE
333
Notes
335
Bibliography
355
Index
361
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À propos de l'auteur (1974)

Robert Nozick (1938-2002) was the Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University. The author of numerous books including The Examined Life and Philosophical Explanations, Nozick was the recipient of the National Book Award for Anarchy, State, and Utopia.

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