John Hospers





John Hospers

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born
in Pella, Iowa, The United States
June 09, 1918

died
June 12, 2011

gender
male

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John Hospers was an American philosopher. In 1972 he was the first presidential candidate of the Libertarian Party, and the only minor party candidate to receive an electoral vote in the 1972 U.S. Presidential election.


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An Introduction to Philosop...
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Libertarianism: a political...
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Human Conduct: Problems of ...
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Introductory Readings in Ae...
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Understanding The Arts
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Readings in Ethical Theory
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Readings in introductory ph...
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Artistic Expression
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Meaning And Truth In The Arts
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A Basic Bibliography For Th...
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More books by John Hospers…
“Do you want to have free medical care at the expense of other people, whether they wish to provide it or not? But this would require them to work longer for you whether they want to or not, and other men's lives are not yours to dispose of.”
John Hospers, Libertarianism: A Political Philosophy for Tomorrow

“A fascist is anyone who, seeing a man working hard and earning money, says, "He's getting more than we are, let's pass a law to take it away from him!”
John Hospers, Libertarianism: A Political Philosophy for Tomorrow

“The only government tolerated by libertarians is one that exercises only retaliatory use of force on anyone who initiates the use of force against anyone else within its borders.”
John Hospers, Libertarianism: A Political Philosophy for Tomorrow