Epstein on Laissez-Faire

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29 Aug 2014

Richard Epstein on classical liberalism:

Far from rejecting these government limitations on individual activities, a responsible system of laissez-faire capitalism necessarily embraces them. A sensible libertarian is a classical liberal in the tradition of Adam Smith and David Hume. On economic issues he is no anarchist, but a believer in limited government.

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