The Squirrel and the State
By Nicolás Maloberti
This article appeared in the Winter 2010 issue of The Independent Review


Philosopher Robert Nozick famously argued that the individual’s natural right to life and property does not preclude the legitimacy of the state, as individualist anarchists would claim. Unfortunately, his argument failed to deal properly with moral objections to the state’s prohibition of people’s enforcement of their own rights.

Other Independent Review articles by Nicolás Maloberti
    Spring 2015   Rawls and Bleeding Heart Libertarianism: How Well Do They Mix?
    Spring 2011   Government by Choice: Classical Liberalism and the Moral Status of Immigration Barriers

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