The Fallacy of Libertarian Capitalism

@article{Reiman1981TheFO,
  title={The Fallacy of Libertarian Capitalism},
  author={Jeffrey H. Reiman},
  journal={Ethics},
  year={1981},
  volume={92},
  pages={85 - 95}
}
  • J. Reiman
  • Published 1 October 1981
  • Economics, Philosophy
  • Ethics
The first principle of libertarianism is the claim that no social goal can justify forcing an innocent individual to be a resource for others.' This is thought by some to lead to a defense of unbridled capitalism since it appears to imply that there can be no justification for forcibly depriving someone of the use of property he has accumulated without coercion or plunder and thus no justification for placing any limit on the amount or use of private property so accumulated. This progression of… 
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