Robert Nozick by A. R. Lacey

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .

Written in English

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  • Nozick, Robert -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Philosophy.

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StatementA.R. Lacey.
SeriesPhilosophy now
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LC ClassificationsB945.N684 L33 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 248 p. ;
Number of Pages248
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Open LibraryOL3957206M
ISBN 100691090440, 0691090459
ISBN 109780691090450
LC Control Number2001088391
OCLC/WorldCa47925533

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Among the required readings was Nozick's first book, Anarchy, State, and Utopia--a sensation. The book rebutted the ponderous welfarist treatise by John Rawls, A Theory of Justice. In those days, I was a naïve Jeffersonian, meaning that I didn't fully realize what a radical Jeffersonian was--what a gulf there was between the Jeffersonian.

The entitlement theory was created by Robert Nozick in his book ‘Anarchy, State and Utopia, and talks about private property and distributive justice. As a Harvard professor from tohe strongly criticized the egalitarian political philosophy of his colleague John Rawls which argued that it was right for the state to take wealth.

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In chapter six of his book, Philosophical Explanations, Nozick addresses the question of the meaning of life. “The question of what meaning our life has, or can have.

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