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Self-ownership, freedom, and equality

Author: Gerald A Cohen
Publisher: Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2001.
Series: Studies in marxism and social theory
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This text examines the libertarian principle of self-ownership, which says that each person belongs to himself and therefore owes no service or product to anyone else. The author argues that  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald A Cohen
ISBN: 0521477514 9780521477512 2735106950 9782735106950 0521471745 9780521471749
OCLC Number: 612482692
Description: x, 277 S.
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction: history, ethics and Marxism; 1. How patterns preserve liberty Robert Nozick and Wilt Chamberlain; 2. Freedom, justice and market transactions; 3. Self-ownership, world-ownership, and equality; 4. Are freedom and equality compatible; 5. Self-ownership, communism, and equality: against the Marxist technological fix: 6. Marxism and contemporary political philosophy, or: why Nozick exercises some Marxists more than he does any egalitarian liberals; 7. Marx and Locke on land and labour; 8. Exploitation in Marx: what makes it unjust?; 9. Self-ownership: delineating the concept; 10. Self-ownership: assessing the thesis; 11. The future of a disillusion; Bibliography; Index of names; Subject index.
Series Title: Studies in marxism and social theory
Responsibility: G.A. Cohen.

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