Anarchy, State, and Utopia

Anarchy, State, and Utopia

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Translated into 100 languages, winner of the National Book Award, and named one of the 100 Most Influential Books since World War II by the Times Literary Supplement , Anarchy, State and Utopia remains one of the most theoretically trenchant and philosophically rich defences of economic liberalism to date, as well as a foundational text in classical libertarian thought. With a new introduction by the philosopher Thomas Nagel, this revised edition will introduce Nozick and his work to a new generation of readers.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 141 x 208 x 28mm | 402g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0465051006
  • 9780465051007
  • 86,352

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Translated into 100 languages, winner of the National Book Award, and named one of the 100 Most...
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"A major event in contemporary political philosophy...[Nozick] is always stimulating; an open-minded study of what he has to say could be a healthy tonic for romantic leftists."--Peter Singer, New York Review of Books "[Nozick's] powers of argument are profound, and his insights are at times staggering in their brilliance."--New Republic "Complex, sophisticated and ingenious."--The Economist "No contemporary philosopher possesses a more imaginative mind, broader interests, or greater dialectical abilities than Robert Nozick."--Harper's
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About Robert Nozick

Robert Nozick (1938-2002) was the Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University. The author of numerous books including The Examined Life and Philosophical Explanations, Nozick was the recipient of the National Book Award for Anarchy, State, and Utopia.
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