Notable dutch-american john hospers was the first presidential candidate in the 1972 presidential election of the libertarian party he also can be considered one of the founders of the libertarian party because of his book, “libertarianism, a political philosophy for tomorrow”, the first full length study of the modern libertarian. John hospers (june 9, 1918 – june 12, 2011) was an american philosopher and political activist hospers was interested in objectivism, and was once a friend of. This painting of john hospers ’39 hangs in the philosophy library at the university of southern california, where he taught for many years. Other articles where john hospers is discussed:according to the american theorists john hospers in meaning and truth in the arts (1946) and donald ferguson in music as metaphor (1960). Definitions of john hospers, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of john hospers, analogical dictionary of john hospers (english).
The right of one person necessarily entails the obligation of another person or persons if you have a right to life, i have the obligation not to kill you if you have a right of free speech, i have the obligation not to stop you from speaking. John hospers (1918 - ) poses this question: how can anyone be responsible for his actions, since they grow out of his character, which is shaped and molded and made what it is by influences―some hereditary, but most of them stemming from early parental environment―that were not of his own making or choosing. 3 biographical sketch john j hospers was born on october 5, 1901 in ommen, the netherlands after growing up in holland he and his family immigrated to america in his teenage years.
Anyone over the age of 40 who has ever studied philosophy is likely to have on their shelves at least one edition of the mandatory student primer, an introduction to philosophical analysis, first published in the mid-1950s its author, john hospers, who has died aged 93, was emeritus professor in. John hospers, professor emeritus of philosophy at the usc dornsife college of letters, arts and sciences and the libertarian party’s first presidential nominee, died in los angeles on june 12. View phone, address history, email, public records for the 4 people named john hospers whitepages is the most trusted directory.
John hospers introduction, polycarp ikuenobe and consequences thereof no one should be forced to take responsibility for the life and actions of another person. John hospers was an american philosopher in 1972 he was the first presidential candidate of the libertarian party, and the only minor party candidate to. Born in 14 may 1851 and died in 12 feb 1900 orange city, iowa john hospers.
Definitions of john hospers, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of john hospers, analogical dictionary of john hospers (german). Start studying free will and determinism learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games john hospers supports darrow approach. This long essay is fundamentally an exposition of john hospers’ thoughts on the ‘causal principle’ and its relation to ‘human freedom’. An open letter to libertarians by john hospers dear libertarian: as a way of getting acquainted, let me just say that i was the first presidential candidate for the libertarian party back in l972, and was the author of the first full-length book, libertarianism, describing libertarianism in detail.
Template:redirect template:infobox politician john hospers (june 9, 1918 – june 12, 2011) was an american philosopher and politician in 1972 he was the first presidential candidate of the libertarian party, and the only minor party candidate to receive an electoral vote in the 1972 us. John hospers is on facebook join facebook to connect with john hospers and others you may know facebook gives people the power to share and makes the. Appreciation john hospers and the activity of philosophy douglas b rasmussen st john 3 university i n the preface of the recently published third edition of his an.
John hospers’ betrayal of ayn rand an eyewitness report by harry binswanger the november-december 2010 issue of harvard magazine had a story on ayn rand by jennifer burns, the author of one of the two (bad) biographies on ayn rand published in 2009. John hospers, the libertarian party's first presidential candidate, has died at age 93 he was both the least and most successful of the party's nominees:. Hospers: what libertarianism is john hospers writes on libertarianism and defines his views on what he thinks of it and his opinions first of all libertarianism is the doctrine that every person is the owner of his own life, and that no one is the owner of anyone else's life and that consequently every human being has the right to act in. Watch the c-span collection of videos, access clips including recent appearances by john hospers view positions held along with a brief bio.
Hospers: what libertarianism is main libertarian thesis: “every person is the owner of his own life and that no one is the owner of anyone else’s life and that consequently every human being has the right to act in accordance with his own choices, unless those actions infringe on the equal liberty of other human beings to act in. John hospers on what libertarianism is (in james e white text) hospers offer three versions of the central thesis: no one is anyone else's master, and no one is anyone else's slave. John hospers (june 9, 1918 – june 12, 2011) was an american philosopher and political activist in 1972 he became the first presidential candidate of the libertarian party , and was the only minor party candidate to receive an electoral vote in that year's us presidential election. Professor john hospers’s principled life, voluminous writings, and precise scholarship are of a piece, wedding theory and practice in the socratic pursuit and clarification of the true, the good, and the beautiful.Download