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Defending the Undefendable III

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  • This book uniquely deals with hard cases of libertarianism

  • Beneficial specifically to readers interested in law, economics, politics and philosophy

  • Covers a wide range of examples of socio-cultural and economic various backgrounds

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Table of contents (72 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi
  2. Politics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. The Federalist

      • Walter E. Block
      Pages 3-4
    3. The Anarchist

      • Walter E. Block
      Pages 5-10
    4. The Election Purchaser

      • Walter E. Block
      Pages 11-12
  3. Part II

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-13
    2. The Flag Burner

      • Walter E. Block
      Pages 15-16
    3. The Demagogue (Written by Murray N. Rothbard)

      • Walter E. Block
      Pages 17-19
    4. The Yellow Journalist

      • Walter E. Block
      Pages 21-23
    5. The Blasphemer

      • Walter E. Block
      Pages 25-26
    6. The Hater

      • Walter E. Block
      Pages 27-29
  4. Part III

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 31-31
    2. The Obese Disparager

      • Walter E. Block
      Pages 33-35
    3. The Pay Gapper

      • Walter E. Block
      Pages 37-40
    4. The Beard Belittler

      • Walter E. Block
      Pages 41-43
    5. The Diversity Demeanor

      • Walter E. Block
      Pages 45-46
  5. Labor

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 47-47
    2. The Wage Stagnationist

      • Walter E. Block
      Pages 49-50
    3. The Gigster

      • Walter E. Block
      Pages 51-52
    4. The (Voluntary!) Slave Owner

      • Walter E. Block
      Pages 53-55

About this book

This book probes the depths of libertarian philosophy and highlights the need for laws that protect all individuals in society. This book defines libertarianism as a theory of what is just law, it is predicated upon the non-aggression principle (NAP). This legal foundation of the libertarian philosophy states that it should be illicit to threaten or engage in initiatory violence against innocent people. 

Ultimately, this book presents the notion, defend the “undefendable.” This book defines that as; any person, institution, professional, worker, which is either reviled by virtually everyone, or prohibited by law, and does not violate the NAP.

Weaved throughout, this book uses political philosophy to present three fundamental premises to explain this libertarian point of view. Firstly, this book defines the non-aggression principle (NAP). Secondly, demonstrates the importance and relevance of private property rights in this context. This book uses practical examples to demonstrate the theoretical application of freedom rights using libertarianism principles. 

Keywords

  • Freedom Philosophy
  • Libertarianism
  • Libertarian Philosophy
  • Non-aggression Principle
  • Private Property Rights
  • Socialism
  • Undefendable

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in Economics, Loyola University New Orleans, Harold E Wirth, New Orleans, USA

    Walter E. Block

About the author

Walter E. Block is Harold E. Wirth Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics, College of Business, Loyola University New Orleans, and senior fellow at the Mises Institute. He earned his PhD in economics at Columbia University in 1972. He has taught at Rutgers, SUNY Stony Brook, Baruch CUNY, Holy Cross and the University of Central Arkansas. He is the author of more than 500 refereed articles in professional journals, two dozen books, and thousands of op-eds. He lectures widely on college campuses, delivers seminars around the world and appears regularly on television and radio shows. He is the Schlarbaum Laureate, Mises Institute, 2011; and has won the Loyola University Research Award (2005, 2008) and the Mises Institute’s Rothbard Medal of Freedom, 2005; and the Dux Academicus award, Loyola University, 2007.

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Buying options

eBook USD 119.00
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  • ISBN: 978-981-16-3957-9
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
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Hardcover Book USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)