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Jan Narveson

Jan Narveson is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, President of the Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society, President of the Institute for Liberal Studies, and a Member of the Royal Society of Canada. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Harvard University, and he has taught at the University of New Hampshire, Johns Hopkins University, Stanford University, University of Calgary, and Bowling Green State University.

Professor Narveson's scholarly articles have been been published in Ethics, Social Philosophy and Policy, Journal of Social Philosophy, International Journal of Applied Philosophy, Philosophy Research Archives, The Journal of Value Inquiry, the Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Dialogue, and Public Affairs Quarterly, and he has served as referee for many other journals and for several University presses.

His books include Morality and Utility, The Libertarian Idea, Respecting Persons in Theory and Practice, You and The State, and This is Ethical Theory.

Why Freedom? March 31, 1999
Independent Review Articles
Deleting the State Spring 2009
Problems of Market Liberalism Winter 2000
The Free Society Winter 1997