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Anarchy, state and utopia

Robert Nozick

Anarchy, state and utopia

by Robert Nozick

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English


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StatementRobert Nozick.
The Physical Object
Pagination367p.
Number of Pages367
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21432827M

BOOK REVIEWS ANARCHY, STATE, AND UTOPIA. By Robert Nozick.1 New York, New York: Basic Books, Inc. Pp. xvi, $ Reviewed by Alan R. Mabe2 A few years ago there was speculation that political philosophyAuthor: Alan R. Mabe. Translated into languages, winner of the National Book Award, and named one of the Most Influential Books since World War II by the Times Literary Supplement, Anarchy, State and Utopia remains one of the most theoretically trenchant and philosophically rich defenses of economic liberalism to date. With an introduction by philosopher Thomas Nagel, this edition brings Nozick and his work.

  Nozick disappointed many readers by declining to defend his book against the many criticisms it received; remarking that he didn't want to spend his life writing variations on Son of Anarchy, State, and Utopia [he] largely dropped political philosophy and moved on to other topics. And aside from a handful of essays, this is largely true. Anarchy, State, and Utopia is a book by the American political philosopher Robert won the US National Book Award in category Philosophy and Religion, [1] has been translated into 11 languages, and was named one of the " most influential books since the war" (–) by the UK Times Literary Supplement. [2] Contents. Summary.

  Nozick's book Anarchy, State, and Utopia is a classic of modern philosophy. In it, he argues that the rights we all have as human beings dramatically limit what the state's allowed to do. Robert Nozick's Anarchy, State, and Utopia is a powerful, philosophical challenge to the most widely held political and social positions of our age -- liberal, socialist and conservative. "Individuals have rights," Nozick writes in his opening sentence, "and there are things no person or group may do to them without violating their rights.".


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Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this brilliant and widely acclaimed book, Robert Noz /5. This book examines the general liberal aspiration of neutrality whilst moving discussion of Nozick's moral and political philosophy on from Anarchy, State and Utopia.

Using neutralism as a unifying theme it connects his views on ethics, value and pluralism with the earlier libertarianism, combining an up to date critique of Nosick with a fresh. Get this from a library. Anarchy, state, and utopia. [Robert Nozick] -- Presents arguments in support of the author's libertarian views on the nature of the state, its legitimate functions, and its justifications.

In this brilliant and widely acclaimed book, winner of the National Book Award, Robert Nozick challenges the most commonly held political and social positions of our age—liberal, socialist, and conservative. AnarchyStateAndUtopia. ark://t19k9fx ABBYY FineReader Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader The author of numerous books including The Examined Anarchy and Philosophical Explanations, Nozick was the recipient of the National Book Award for Anarchy, State, and Utopia.

Bibliographic information Title4/5(9). Nozick's first book, Anarchy, State and Utopia (initially published in ), won the National Book Award in and became the fundamental text of the Libertarian movement. Nozick's second book, Philosophical Explanations, was given the Ralph Waldo Emerson Award of Phi Beta Kappa in /5().

Anarchy, State, and Utopia is the most creative work in defense of right-libertarianism that has ever been written. It is unfortunate that much of the secondary literature is uncharitable or misreads Nozick's arguments, for they are actually more subtle and /5(82).

Anarchy, State, and Utopia was a rigorous examination and defense of libertarianism. It was controversial, exciting, and -- most shockingly for a serious philosophical work -- a pleasure to read. And it is hard to overstate the book's importance to libertarianism.5/5(4).

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Robert Nozick () 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. Robert Nozick’s Anarchy, State and Utopia is, to date, the most sophisticated philosophical treatment of libertarian theory and is a book which merits the careful attention—and as such it will require the careful attention—of all persons concerned with moral, social, or legal with any theoretical work of excellence, the virtue of this book consists not in the.

The foundational text of libertarian thought, named one of the Most Influential Books since World War II (Times Literary Supplement)First published in response to John Rawls' A Theory of Justice, Robert Nozick's Anarchy, State, and Utopia has become a defining text of classic libertarian thought.

Challenging and ultimately rejecting liberal, socialist, and conservative agendas, Nozick. Translated into languages, winner of the National Book Award, and named one of the most influential books since World War II by the Times Literary Supplement, Anarchy, State and Utopia remains one of the most theoretically trenchant and philosophically rich defenses of economic liberalism to.

Anarchy, State, and Utopia: An Advanced Guide presents a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the ideas expressed in Robert Nozick’s highly influential work on free-market libertarianism—considered one of the most important and influential works of political philosophy published in the latter half of the 20th-century.

Winner of the National Book Award, this classic work is updated for the first time in 30 years. Anarchy, State, and Utopia is a foundational text in classical liberal thought, in which Robert Nozick created the intellectual underpinnings for what is now known as libertarianism. In his exhortation to limit the state to only the most minimal possible role, Nozick stirred tremendous.

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justified. Any state more extensive violates people's rights. Yet. many persons have put forth reasons purporting to justify a more extensive state. Itis impossible within the compass ofthis book to examine all the reasons that have been put forth.

Therefore, I shall focus upon those generally acknowledged to be most weighty and. Anarchy, State, and Utopia is a book by the American political philosopher Robert Nozick. It won the U.S.

National Book Award in category Philosophy and Religion, has been translated into 11 languages, and was named one of the " most influential books since the war" (–) by the U.K. Times Literary Supplement.Anarchy, State, and Utopia by Robert Nozick Book Resume: Winner of the 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.

Translated into languages, winner of the National Book Award, and named one of the Most Influential Books since World War II by the Times Literary Supplement, Anarchy, State and Utopia remains one of the most theoretically trenchant and philosophically rich defenses of economic liberalism to date.

With an introduction by philosopher Thomas Nagel, this edition brings Nozick and .