Mises and Impartiality

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Reading the SEP entry on impartiality, I became curious where Ludwig von Mises’ thought might fit within that spectrum.  In Liberalism, Mises locates his thought as consequentialist: “Everything that serves to preserve the social order is moral; everything that is … Read More

J.S. Mill on Justice and Utility

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In ch. 5 of Utilitarianism, John Stuart Mill argues to ground justice in utility. For Mill, the essence of justice is a “right residing in an individual” (59.) To possess a right is to have a valid claim on society … Read More

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