Immanuel Kant (17241804) endorsed a view of the individual human agent that implies a minimal, libertarian state, yet he endorsed a state that seems in some cases to conflict with that agency. How might Kants other ideas resolve the tension between his libertarianism and his endorsements of state power?
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