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A Defense of Rothbardian Ethics via a Mediation of Hoppe and Rand

Cade Share
2012 Journal of Ayn Rand studies  
This can be achieved via a mediation of Hans-Herrmann Hoppe's praxeological argumentation ethics and Ayn Rand's Objectivist teleologjcal/Objectivist theory of ethics.  ...  Rothbard's "ethics of liberty" with a greater theoretical cogency and ultimately validateits natural law underpinnings.  ...  comer/ second comer distinction) is the sole arbiter of a normatively superior social ethics that enables man to coexist in relative peace where competition for finite resources is thus tamed and channeled  ... 
doi:10.5325/jaynrandstud.12.1.0117 fatcat:x2lz4rd4gnbjplxp72rat4u6j4

Improving Academic Writing

Jonathan Bennett, Samuel Gorovitz
1997 Teaching Philosophy  
there is a place, so to speak, in the order of succession, i.e. in time, and a place in the order of coexistents, i.  ...  , so to speak, in the order of succession, that is, in time, and for all changes, of both spiritual and material things, there is a place in the order of coexistents, that is, in space. [66 words] The  ...  The mystic chords which proceeding from so many battle fields and so many patriot graves pass through all the hearts and all the hearths in this broad continent of ours will yet again harmonize in their  ... 
doi:10.5840/teachphil199720219 fatcat:d7gvxhotnncefdesj7usmu764m

Ethical economics and sustainable development

Jean-Paul Maréchal, Laura Keshav
2008 Sens public  
proper distributive shares". 25 Principles include those of "social justice" whose objective is to "provide a way of assigning rights and duties in the basic institutions of society"namely, the constitution  ...  extent be socially quantifiable and accounted for". 41 A new principle of rationality, a new "economic principle" which still meets the need for efficiency in the use of available resources, is also required  ... 
doi:10.7202/1064394ar fatcat:s2nq6wpcozdahlpzsiswnnw47u

Information Acquisition in Interdependent Value Auctions

Dirk Bergemann, Xianwen Shi, Juuso Välimäki
2009 Journal of the European Economic Association  
The difference between the equilibrium and the efficient level of information acquisition is increasing in the interdependence of the bidders' valuations and decreasing in the number of informed bidders  ...  In the context of the generalized Vickrey-Clarke-Groves mechanism, we establish that the equilibrium level exceeds the socially optimal level of information with positive interdependence.  ...  We consider the possibility of informational efficiency in an efficient allocation mechanism, namely the generalized Vickrey-Clarke-Groves mechanisms (see Maskin (1992) and Dasgupta and Maskin (2000  ... 
doi:10.1162/jeea.2009.7.1.61 fatcat:ydfc7opc4jgijidonkva444cs4

The Baby and the Bath Water: The American Critique of European Contract Law

Daniela Caruso
2013 The American journal of comparative law  
between pro-consumer rules and efficiency was, in many cases, a false one. 76 It is important to isolate this strand of legal scholarship of U.S. academia, to understand its genealogy, and to make it  ...  Micklitz, Introduction-Social Justice and Access Justice in Private Law, in THE MANY CONCEPTS OF SOCIAL JUSTICE IN EUROPEAN PRIVATE LAW 1, 3 (Hans-W.  ... 
doi:10.5131/ajcl.2012.0025 fatcat:n7kldxyiwbfezjolm6ujgd7bry

The Generalized Random Priority Mechanism with Budgets

Tadashi Hashimoto
2016 Social Science Research Network  
In particular, GRP can be used to approximate efficient and envy-free allocations, while preserving incentive compatibility and feasibility.  ...  This paper studies allocation problems with and without monetary transfers, such as multi-unit auctions, school choice, and course assignment.  ...  However, this contradicts the efficiency of ϕ ∞ . A.5.2 Proof of Theorem 4 In the proof of Theorem 4, using Steps 1-5 of the above proof, we can can simplify the argument in Step 6.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2714260 fatcat:km2s72db4jellj4gnrhixcwa5u

The Dialectics of Competition Law: Sketching the Ordo-Austrian Approach to Antitrust

Oles Andriychuk
2014 Social Science Research Network  
By comparing the regulatory mechanisms of the competitive process in the real economy and sports it depicts some potential methodological analogies, between the two realms.  ...  This paper explores the qualitative (deontological) approaches to the phenomenon of economic competition, synthesizing the Ordoliberal and the Austrian perceptions of antitrust economics, policy and law  ...  In the economic analysis of law the key concepts -rational choice and efficiency -are end-related.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2532956 fatcat:gopuga3omncgxbino7toogcb7u

The anatomy of government failure

William R. Keech, Michael C. Munger
2015 Public Choice  
Procedural failures are inadequacies of available social choice mechanisms, causing collective decisions to be arbitrary, capricious, or manipuated.  ...  The concept of government failure has been trapped in the cocoon of the theory of perfect markets.  ...  In some ways, the Arrow Impossibility result, and subsequent work in social choice, has been a diversion.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11127-015-0262-y fatcat:y7gy2lx7pvg4xep5rg33ldmjlm

The Relations of Recent Psychological Developments to Economic Theory

Z. Clark Dickinson
1919 Quarterly Journal of Economics  
; and it therefore considers social phenomena as the mere summation of individual choices.  ...  There is a third set of assumptions necessarily made by economic theory, not of physical or psychological laws, but of social facts having chiefly a mental origin; namely, the legal and social institutions  ... 
doi:10.2307/1885945 fatcat:xb65lbla4neybidcfbbconriiq

Nonspecific Networking

Jacques Durieu, Hans Haller, Philippe Solal
2011 Games  
Abstract: A new model of strategic networking is developed and analyzed, where an agent's investment in links is nonspecific.  ...  Finally, we provide a broad spectrum of applications from social interaction to industrial organization.  ...  Financial support by the French National Agency for Research (ANR)-research program "Models of Influence and Network Theory" ANR.09.BLANC-0321.03-is gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.3390/g2010087 fatcat:ko7ub46mevayjidhpvmtubu2da

The Relational Contingency of Rights

Alex Stein, Gideon Parchomovsky
2012 Social Science Research Network  
This dynamic leads to results that are neither socially efficient nor equitable.  ...  of rights are utilitarian.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1990632 fatcat:46gwvtdt5fhdhdcuugptm46z44

Matter, Life and Value

Bernard W. Dempsey
1930 Thought  
Thomas fortunately spoke for Humanism and Christianity and “guaranteed the perfect develop- ment of natural man and of reason in the name of the supernatural and Reve- lation.””  ...  Much ethics and social philosophy is implicit in these chapters, and the groundwork laid for a dis- cussion of the Scholastic theories of the constitution of the State, a treatise which, developed in the  ... 
doi:10.5840/thought19305248 fatcat:rh5zistdyzaz7jatcunxnferym

Dialects and Dominance: A Study of Rhetorical Fields in the Law of Confessions

Richard K. Sherwin
1988 University of Pennsylvania law review  
Rather, the triumph goes to an entirely different discourse: namely, the reflective and systematic dialect of SP, and more specifically, to the utilitarian form of that dialect, manifest in this area of  ...  In this way, the Court ensures that utilitarian, cost/benefit discourse will triumph over other ways of thinking and talking about self, others, and social institutions in the law of confessions.  ... 
doi:10.2307/3312119 fatcat:q24b7nseojac3i3g326ealkzdy

The Instrumental Justice of Private Law

Alan Calnan
2009 Social Science Research Network  
The instrumentalists have argued that private law is merely a means to achieving any number of political or social ends.  ...  Instrumentalists and deontologists have long battled for an exclusive theory of private law.  ...  same time, they cannot name just anyone.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1370383 fatcat:anyehujwgrdi5pv4ixp2apse7q

BOARD-INVITED REVIEW: The ethical and behavioral bases for farm animal welfare legislation

C. C. Croney, S. T. Millman
2007 Journal of Animal Science  
Policymakers and scientists in the United States are apprehensive about the scientific assessment, validation, and monitoring of animal welfare, as well as the unforeseen consequences of moving too hastily  ...  Concerns about farm animal welfare vary among individuals and societies.  ...  What is considered acceptable or unacceptable livestock production practice relative to animal welfare is a reflection of social choice "made by collective and individual decisions rather than scientific  ... 
doi:10.2527/jas.2006-422 pmid:17235038 fatcat:pe5as6ncevbepm7jjr52wq3imu
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