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"As a result, every reasonable or remotely plausible theory of justice will have to recognize some role for the self-ownership thesis. And disputes between libertarians and left-liberals are not really about whether individuals are self-owners, but rather about which conception of self-ownership is the correct one. So, self-ownership is not a myth. But there are a number of myths about it, including A) that’s a foundational premise in libertarian, especially Robert Nozick’s, thought, and B) that left-liberals deny it while libertarians accept it."
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Brennan, J., and van der Vossen, B. (2017). “The Myths of the Self-Ownership Thesis”. In: J. Brennan, B. van der Vossen, and D. Schmidtz (eds.). The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism. New York: Routledge.
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