Anarchy, State, and Utopia

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Basic Books, 1974 - Political Science - 367 pages
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Winner of the 1975 National Book Award, this brilliant and widely acclaimed book is a powerful philosophical challenge to the most widely held political and social positions of our age--liberal, socialist, and conservative.

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Review: Anarchy, State, and Utopia

User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

Much is said already about this book, so I'll try to be brief. First of all, this book is at times quite funny . Yes, Nozick easily loses his readers in his symbolic logic. But when he starts on one ... Read full review

Review: Anarchy, State, and Utopia

User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

Hard to get through (still haven't finished), but interesting and worthwhile when I put in the effort on it. He basically convinced me that a large anarchist state doesn't make any practical sense ... Read full review

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Robert Nozick (1938-2002) was the Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University. The author of numerous books including The Examined Life and Philosophical Explanations, Nozick was the recipient of the National Book Award for Anarchy, State, and Utopia.

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