New Rationalist Directions in Libertarian Rights Theory

Journal of Libertarian Studies, Vol 12, No. 2, pp. 313-26, Fall 1996

14 Pages Posted: 3 Oct 2007

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Stephan Kinsella

Center for the Study of Innovative Freedom (C4SIF.org); Ludwig von Mises Institute

Abstract

The paper surveys various rationalist libertarian theories of rights, including Hans-Hermann Hoppe's argumentation ethics, Kinsella's estoppel based theory of rights, and related theories of other authors, such as Habermas, Apel, and Gewirth.

Keywords: rights, libertarianism, argumentation ethics

JEL Classification: Z00

Suggested Citation

Kinsella, N. Stephan, New Rationalist Directions in Libertarian Rights Theory. Journal of Libertarian Studies, Vol 12, No. 2, pp. 313-26, Fall 1996, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1018797

N. Stephan Kinsella (Contact Author)

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United States

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Ludwig von Mises Institute ( email )

Auburn, AL
United States

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