The Structure of Liberty: Justice and the Rule of Law
Benson, Bruce L., Freeman
The Structure of Liberty:
Justice and the Rule of Law
by Randy E. Barnett
Oxford University Press 1998 . 368 pages
Reviewed by Bruce L. Benson
In The Structure of Liberty, Boston University law professor Randy Barnett identifies the fundamental problems that must be recognized in order to create a proper foundation for society: the problems of knowledge, interest, and power. Those problems arise because both physical resources and human abilities are scarce, because altruism is limited, and because humans are vulnerable. They mean that individual conduct must be constrained in some ways or else society will collapse. But just …
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Publication information: Article title: The Structure of Liberty: Justice and the Rule of Law. Contributors: Benson, Bruce L. - Author. Magazine title: Freeman. Volume: 49. Issue: 9 Publication date: September 1999. Page number: 58+. © Foundation for Economic Education, Incorporated Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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