Anarchy, State, and Utopia: An Advanced Guide presents a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the ideas expressed in Robert Nozick’s highly influential 1974 work on free-market libertarianism—considered one of the most important and influential works of political philosophy published in the latter half of the 20th-century.
Makes accessible all the major ideas and arguments presented in Nozick’s complex masterpiece
Explains, as well as critiques, Robert Nozick’s theory of free market libertarianism
Enables a new generation of readers to draw their own conclusions about the wealth of timely ideas on individualism and libertarian philosophy
Indicates where Nozick’s theory has explanatory power, where it is implausible, and where there are loose ends with further work to be done