Date of Original Version

7-1990

Type

Article

Abstract or Description

"Individuals have rights, and there are things no person or group may do to them (without violating their rights). So strong and far-reaching are these rights that they raise the question of what, if anything, the state or its officials may do." Nozick's (1968, p. ix) defense of individual freedom opens with these words. What do the words mean?

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Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines, (Bilingual Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, Institut Europeen des Etudes Humaines), 2, 1.