Tag: Lockean property theory
Virtual Molinari Society Panel on Rights: The Reboot
This coming Monday, April 5th, the Molinari Society will be holding its mostly-annual Pacific Symposium in conjunction with the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association (5-10 April) via Zoom. This panel has some overlap, both in personnel and in content, with the one we did in January for the Eastern APA, but it’s not identical. Only those who…
John Locke e la Presunta Realtà Metafisica del Diritto di Proprietà
Di Can Standke. Originale pubblicato il primo gennaio 2021 con il titolo John Locke and the Supposedly Metaphysical Reality of Property Rights. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. Tra le tante caratterizzazioni del lavoro, da quella di Adam Smith che lo considera fonte di ricchezza a quella di Karl Marx per cui lavoro è umanità, John Locke…
John Locke and the Supposedly Metaphysical Reality of Property Rights
Even though manifold characterisations of labour have been put forward, be it Adam Smith who regards it as a source of wealth, or Karl Marx’s claim that labour constitutes humanity, it is John Locke who uniquely among them regards labour as the source of legitimate property claims. Modern libertarians often refer to Lockean conceptions of…
Mutual Exchange Radio: William Gillis on Positive and Negative Liberty
You can now subscribe to Mutual Exchange Radio on iTunes, Stitcher, and Spotify, and SoundCloud.  Our guest this month was someone familiar to many in the audience, Will Gillis. Will is the director of the Center for a Stateless Society and is a second-generation anarchist who’s worked as an activist in countless projects since getting involved…
Prohibition Still Doesn’t Work
Alabama, Georgia, Texas, Ohio, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Missouri have all come under fire recently for their passing of various –extremely restrictive and possibly unconstitutional– anti-abortion laws. The goal of such laws –it is claimed– is to curb abortion rates, preferably to zero. The problem is, however, that prohibition has never worked to achieve such goals….
Geo-Mutualist Depictions of Occupancy-and-Use Fall Flat
Geo-Mutualist Depictions of Occupancy-and-Use Fall Flat Carson Adresses Schnack’s Criticisms Will begins by questioning the extent to which non-Proviso Lockeanism and occupancy-and-use really do occupy a single “stickiness” spectrum: …[H]e acknowledges … that mutualism and neo-Lockeanism may exist on a spectrum in regards to conventions relating to abandonment and community reclamation. It is implied that capitalists…
VIRTUAL SYMPOSIUM: Land Tenure and Anarchic Common Law
Lockeans, advocates of occupancy-and-use standards for land tenure, and other anarchists with comparable views of property need not be seen as differing theoretically as much as is often supposed and their preferred property rules could in principle co-exist without conflict in a stateless society.
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