- Individual Rights as Absolutes
- Government as an Agency to Protect Rights
- Statism as the Politics of Unreason
Politics, like ethics, is a normative branch of philosophy. Politics defines the principles of a proper social system, including the proper functions of government.
Living in society is a value to man if it is the right kind of society. The wrong kind, like any wrong course of action, is a threat to man, and can be fatal.
There is only one standard to guide a thinker in defining the ‘right” social system: …
Read the rest in Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand.