Jan Narveson

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Jan Narveson

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Born1936 (age 84–85)
EraContemporary philosophy
RegionWestern philosophy
Main interests
Political philosophy
Notable ideas
Contractarian libertarianism

Jan Narveson OC (/ˈnɑːrvɪsən/; born 1936) is an American-Canadian political philosopher. He is the professor of philosophy emeritus at the University of Waterloo. He is an anarcho-capitalist and contractarian.[1]

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  • Morality and Utility, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1967.
  • Moral Issues, Oxford University Press, 1983.
  • Political Correctness: For and Against co-authored with Marilyn Friedman, Rowman & Littlefield, 1995.
  • Moral Matters, 2nd ed., Broadview Press, 1999.
  • The Libertarian Idea, Paperback edition (with new preface). Broadview Press, 2001. (Orig. pub.: Temple University Press, 1988)
  • Respecting Persons in Theory and Practice: Essays on Moral and Political Philosophy, Rowman & Littlefield, 2002.
  • You and the State, 2008.
  • This is Ethical Theory, Open Court, 2010.
  • Are Liberty and Equality Compatible?, Cambridge University Press, 2010.

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