John Hospers





John Hospers


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

Died
June 12, 2011

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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...

3.88 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1971 — 4 editions
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Human Conduct: Problems of ...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1972 — 3 editions
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Introductory Readings in Ae...

3.40 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1969
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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

“The tyranny of a majority can be just as cruel as the tyranny of a single dictator, depending on the degree of enlightenment or stupidity of the voting majority.”
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