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Volume 14  Number 3  •  Winter 2010
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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.

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