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Title: Problem demokracji totalitarnej w filozofii politycznej libertarianizmu

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Totalitarian Democracy Problem in the Political Philosophy of Libertarianism

Creator:

Slenzok, Norbert

ORCID:

0000-0002-4887-8416

Description:

Stanowi kontynuację: Acta Universitatis Wratislaviensis. Studia nad Faszyzmem i Zbrodniami Hitlerowskimi ; 1 (1974)-33 (2011) ; ISSN 0137-1126

Abstract:

The aim of the paper involves presentation and evaluation of the concept of totalitarian democracy, which is to be found in the works of the libertarian political philosophy proponents: Murray N. Rothbard and Hans-Hermann Hoppe. In the course of our analysis, the author formulates following tenets. Firstly, although libertarian thinkers do not employ the expression „totalitarian democracy” themselves, that notion can be successfully identified in their writings. To Rothbard and Hoppe democracy — including the liberal one — is a totalitarian system by nature. It is supposed to stem from democratic regime’s lust for taking control over all aspects of individual’s life in libertarian terms: all aspects of the use of private property, as well as from the inherent fallacies of liberal safeguards, designed in order to protect democracy from degradation to mere tyranny of majority, such as the rule of law, constitutionalism, and checks and balances principles. Secondly, in author’s judgement, however Rothbard’s and — in particular — Hoppe’s critique of democracy should be considered consistent with libertarian ideals, it appears to a certain extent exaggerated also in their light.

Place of publishing:

Wrocław

Publisher:

Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego

Contributor:

Maciejewski, Marek. Red. ; Antonów, Radosław. Red.

Date issued:

2018

Identifier:

oai:repozytorium.uni.wroc.pl:107838 ; ISSN 0239-6661 ; ISSN 2300-7249

DOI:

10.19195/2300-7249.40.2.1

Source:

PAd P 101182 II

Language:

pol ; eng

Relation:

Acta Universitatis Wratislaviensis, ISSN 0239-6661, No 3840, Studia na Autorytaryzmem i Totalitaryzmem. 2018, 40, nr 2, s.5-25

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Czasopisma Naukowe w Sieci (CNS)

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© Copyright by Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego Sp. z o.o., Wrocław 2018

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