On Property and Exploitation
International Journal of Value-Based Management, Vol. 15, pp. 225-236, 2002
12 Pages Posted: 22 Jul 2011
Date Written: July 20, 2011
The authors contend that what can legitimately be owned in a free society is only rights to physical property, not to the value thereof. You are thus free to undermine the value of our property by underselling us, by inventing a new substitute for our property, etc. But you cannot legitimately physically agress against our property, even if it value remains constant despite your efforts.
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