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Making the Unjust Provide for the Disabled

Michael Otsuka

in Libertarianism without Inequality

Published in print July 2003 | ISBN: 9780199243952
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598142 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199243956.003.0003
 Making the Unjust Provide for the Disabled

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Considers those circumstances in which self‐ownership and equality cannot be reconciled in the manner proposed in Chapter 1. Argues that, in such circumstances, liberal egalitarians and libertarians can find common ground in support of provision for the disabled by means of the coercive taxation of only those able‐bodied individuals who have committed crimes.

Keywords: coercion; crime; disabled; liberal egalitarianism; libertarianism; taxation; unjust

Chapter.  5524 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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