The Political Philosophy of Robert Nozick. The Minimal State, Entitlement Theory, and the Principle of Justice in "Anarchy, State, and Utopia"


Diploma Thesis, 2023

33 Pages


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CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION
1.1 Reasons for Choosing the Topic
1.2 Relevance of the Topic
1.3 Life and Works of Robert Nozick
1.4 Acknowledgements
1.5 Structure of the Paper

2. THE STATE
2.1 Nozick’s Libertarianism
2.2 Between Anarchy and State
2.3 The Minimal State
2.3.1 Protective Associations
2.3.2 The Dominant Protective Association
2.3.3 Is Dominant Protective Association a State?
2.3.4 Defending the Minimal State
2.3.4.1 The Lockean Predicament
2.3.4.2 The Invincible Hand Explanation and the Rise of Minimal State

3. NOZICK’S THEORY OF RIGHTS
3.1 Foundation of Nozick’s Theory of Rights
3.1.1 Individual Rights
3.1.2 Inviolable Rights
3.1.3 Self Defence and Punishment
3.2 Distributive Justice and the Minimal State
3.2.1 The Entitlement Theory of Justice
3.2.1.1 Justice in Acquisition
3.2.1.2 Justice in Transfer
3.2.1.3 Rectification of Injustice

4. THE UTOPIA
4.1 The Design Device and the Filter Device
4.2 How Utopia Works Out
4.3 Utopia and the Minimal State

5. CONCLUSION
5.1 Summary of the Paper
5.2 Critical Appraisal
5.3 Insight from this Topic

BIBLIOGRAPHY

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Title
The Political Philosophy of Robert Nozick. The Minimal State, Entitlement Theory, and the Principle of Justice in "Anarchy, State, and Utopia"
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Year
2023
Pages
33
Catalog Number
V1372884
ISBN (eBook)
9783346909435
ISBN (Book)
9783346909442
Language
English
Keywords
political, philosophy, robert, nozick, minimal, state, entitlement, theory, principle, justice, anarchy, utopia
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Silambarasan Sibiyon (Author), 2023, The Political Philosophy of Robert Nozick. The Minimal State, Entitlement Theory, and the Principle of Justice in "Anarchy, State, and Utopia", Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/1372884

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