Liberties and Markets

Essay — Volume 92, Issue 7

92 Va. L. Rev. 1625
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Liberties and Markets argues both that libertarianism based on consequentialist moral reasoning is internally inconsistent and that alternative “deontological libertarianisms” face different problems than those emphasized by Jonathan Wolff. Libertarians, I claim, can respond convincingly to most of the arguments advanced against them by Wolff. But these responses are not adequate to defend the libertarian position; for any arguments that could demonstrate the existence of moral rights that would be sufficient to underpin libertarian economic ideals would also imply the existence of rights inconsistent with those ideals.

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