Liberty and Hard Cases
by Tibor R. Machan
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press 2002
Number of pages: 107
This volume explores whether government action is in fact indispensable in the face of natural calamities -- earthquakes, floods, and the like -- and what might be done to restrain the expansion of the scope of governmental power if emergency circumstances warrant intervention.
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