Feser on Rothbard as a philosopher

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Title: Feser on Rothbard as a philosopher
Authors: Casey, Gerard
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/5316
Date: Aug-2009
Abstract: In 'Rothbard as a philosopher' (Feser 2006) Edward Feser harshly criticises the philosophical abilities of Murray Rothbard. According to Feser, Rothbard seems unable to produce arguments that doesn't commit obvious fallacies or produces arguments that fail to address certain obvious objections. His criticism centres on what he regards as Rothbard's principal argument for the thesis of self-ownership. In this paper, I attempt to show that Feser's criticism fails of it purpose and that Rothbard is very far from being the epitome of philosophical ineptitude that Feser takes him to be.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Center for the Study of Innovative Freedom
Copyright (published version): 2009 the author
Keywords: RothbardSelf-ownership
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Philosophy Research Collection

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