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The Question of Moral Diversity: Libertarian vs. Objectivist

In support of life, liberty and property, how are we to justify our commitments?

AUGUST 22, 2014 by THE FREEMAN

How are we to ground our commitments to liberty? With one set of premises, or many sets? Craig Biddle (Editor, The Objective Standard) and Max Borders (Editor, The Freeman) debate the moral foundations of freedom. 

Biddle argues only rational egoism is required to ground a philosophy of liberty. Borders argues a framework composed of many moral dimensions offers stronger support. Who's right?

You be the judge: Read the whole thing.

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