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Liberty and Hard Cases

Liberty and Hard Cases

by Tibor R. Machan


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This volume explores whether government action is in fact indispensable in the face of natural calamities—earthquakes, floods, and the like—and what might be done to restrain the expansion of the scope of governmental power if emergency circumstances warrant intervention.

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ISBN-13: 9780817928025
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
Publication date: 05/01/2002
Series: Philosophic Reflections on a Free Society Series , #492
Pages: 108
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Tibor R. Machan is a Hoover research fellow, Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy, Auburn University, Alabama, and holds the R. C. Hoiles Endowed Chair in Business Ethics and Free Enterprise at the Argyros School of Business and Economics, Chapman University.

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