Crucial unseen elements include the libertarian positions on where rights come from, how we know it, and whether objective, demonstrably true answers to such questions are necessary or even possible in defense of liberty. What are the libertarian positions on Continue reading Libertarianism vs. Radical Capitalism – The Objective Standard
Please tell your daughter that I am profoundly opposed to today’s so-called libertarian movement and to the theories of Dr. Murray Rothbard. So-called libertarians are my avowed enemies, yet I’ve heard many reports on their attempts to cash in on Continue reading Libertarian Critique of Ayn Rand and the History of Philosophy
Anticipating the free market anarchism (or “anarcho-capitalism”) of Murray Rothbard, Tucker believed that the libertarian prohibition of invasion—what is today often referred to as the nonaggression principle—necessarily ruled out the state. Still, many libertarians who have endorsed a strictly voluntary Continue reading Anarchism and Minarchism in Libertarian History | Libertarianism.org
One of the best intellectual and orderly coherent attacks on Minarchism.
The “political” debate between anarchocapitalism and limited government follows from much deeper, though undetected, disagreements. The most fundamental one is metaphysical: What kind of freedom does human nature allow — and to what extent is man unfree, or determined, in Continue reading Differences between Rand and Rothbard | Mises Institute