Compare and contrast the views of libertarianism, liberalism, and communitarianism on the topic of rights and the notion of the self.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 18, 2018, 9:40 am ad1c9bdddf
Compare and contrast the views of libertarianism, liberalism, and communitarianism on the topic of rights and the notion of the self.
Libertarians value the rights of the individual over the rights of the community. Property rights, rights of privacy, speech, religion and so on are sacred. Libertarians believe that the government is the source of many of society's problems. Anytime the government steps in to fix a problem it inevitably makes the problem worse. Most libertarians would like to see the role of government limited to protection of the citizens and maintaining the infrastructure of the nation. Otherwise, they should get out of peoples' business ...
This solution discusses the concept of "rights" and "self" from the libertarian, liberal and communitarian points of view. THe tpics of rights and the notion of itself are determined. Over 400 words of original text.