• Libertarian Theories of Intergenerational Justice 

    Steiner, Hillel; Vallentyne, Peter (Oxford University Press, 2009)
    We here discuss and assess various libertarian positions on intergenerational justice. We do not attempt to defend libertarianism. Instead, we work out the most plausible version thereof and identify its implications for ...
  • On Original Appropriation 

    Vallentyne, Peter (Ashgate, 2007)
    Libertarianism holds that agents initially fully own themselves. Lockean libertarianism further holds that agents have the moral power to acquire private property in external things as long as a Lockean Proviso—requiring ...
  • Robert Nozick, Anarchy, State and Utopia 

    Vallentyne, Peter (Acumen, 2006)
    Robert Nozick's Anarchy, State, and Utopia (1974), along with John Rawls's A Theory of Justice (1971), radically changed the landscape in analytic political philosophy. For much of the preceding half-century, under the ...
  • Why Left-Libertarianism Isn't Incoherent, Indeterminate, or Irrelevant: A Reply to Fried 

    Vallentyne, Peter; Steiner, Hillel; Otsuka, Michael (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005-03)
    Over the past few decades, there has been increasing interest in left-libertarianism, which holds (roughly) that agents fully own themselves and that natural resources (land, minerals, air, etc.) belong to everyone in some ...