Definition of libertarian in English:
1An adherent of libertarianism: [as modifier]: libertarian philosophy
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- Rather, hard-core libertarians believe that government is naturally extremely prone to error, both moral and factual.
- Go read it, especially if you're a hardcore libertarian.
- On the other hand, the libertarian socialist critique of consumerism appears surprisingly, if not uncomfortably pertinent.
1.1A person who advocates civil liberty.
- Civil libertarians and privacy advocates will no doubt continue to call for caution in consumers' use of the VeriChip.
- Civil libertarians and many Democrats say those powers are overreaching and have fought to have them rolled back.
- Libertarians believe in self-governance as related to both personal and economic issues.
2A person who believes in free will.
- In this article I try to refute the so-called libertarian theory of free will, and to examine how our conclusions ought to modify our common attitudes of praise and blame.
- He also reviewed the 1717 book and defended a doctrine of libertarian free will as he had in the earlier correspondence.
- Some philosophers - usually called libertarians - resolutely believe that voluntary decisions actually are created by the will, free of causal antecedents.
Definition of libertarian in:
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