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"...This book is the best piece of sustained analytical argument in political philosophy to have appeared for a very long time." Mind "...complex, sophisticated and ingenious." Economist --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
"...This book is the best piece of sustained analytical argument in political philosophy to have appeared for a very long time." Mind
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I could not finish this book. There were too many assumptions within it that had me questioning the ideas presented. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Eugene Balfour
Nozick's trenchant arguments for freedom emanate from moral conviction rather than economic theory. Life affirming to the core, they are framed in a delightful style leavened with... Read morePublished on July 18 2008 by Peter Uys
Nozick's classic is an outstanding book. One of its great virtues is its accessibility to the intelligent layman. Read morePublished on March 21 2004 by Greg Feirman
_Anarchy, State, and Utopia_ is considered a libertarian classic, but while it is interesting to read, its value is somewhat marginalized by lack of substance. Read morePublished on Feb. 2 2004 by Lord Chimp
Anarchy, State, and Utopia was published in the 1970s on the eve of Reaganism and Thatcherism. As the first libertarian treatise written by an analytic philosopher at a major... Read morePublished on Jan. 2 2004
The essence of Nozick's theory is that the justification for property historical, namely, whether it is acquired or transfered in accordance with moral princples, not an end-state... Read morePublished on Sept. 5 2003
Nozick's book is lucid, readable, and non-polemical. Even better, he's not out to start a personality cult around himself. Read morePublished on March 3 2003 by Kevin Bold
Towards the middle of this book, Professor Nozick declares: "Whatever arises from a just situation by just steps is itself just." This is, perhaps, the key idea of his book. Read morePublished on Jan. 17 2003 by Clifford Story