Wednesday, March 09, 2005

Practical Libertarianism for Americans

I am posting this very long essay in parts (listed below). This is a work in progress. I welcome constructive criticisms and suggestions. Please send an e-mail to: libertycorner-at-sbcglobal-dot-net .

I. Introduction (excerpt here, full post here)

II. Terminology (excerpt here, full post here)

Addendum to Part II: Notes on the state of liberty in American law (excerpt here, full post here)

III. The origin and essence of rights (excerpt here, full post here and here)

IV. Liberty and its prerequisites (excerpt here, full post here)

Addendum to Part IV: More Hayek

V. The economic consequences of liberty (excerpt here, full post here)

VI. The road not taken in American law

VII. Regaining the road

VIII. Specific policy prescriptions

IX. Summary and conclusion