Liberty, Dignity, and Responsibility
The Moral Triad of a Good Society
By Daniel B. Klein
This article appeared in the Winter 1996/97 issue of The Independent Review.
Liberty and individual responsibility preserve and affirm the dignity of the individual, whereas coercion and self-indulgence are demeaning. Understanding the interdependence among liberty, dignity, and responsibility is essential for broadening support for a freeand goodsociety.
|Other Independent Review articles by Daniel B. Klein|
|Summer 2020||Adam Smiths Rebuke of the Slave Trade, 1759|
|Winter 2017/18||The Joys of Yiddish and Economics|
|Fall 2012||Most Economists Welcome Ideological Openness|
|[View All (17)]|