In Beyond Good and Evil, Nietzsche takes up and expands on the ideas of his previous work, Thus Spoke Zarathustra. In doing so he attacks past philosophers for their alleged lack of critical sense and their blind acceptance of Christian premises in their consideration of morality. The work moves into the realm "beyond good and evil" in the sense of leaving behind the...
The Unconstitutionality of the Laws of Congress, Prohibiting Private Mails
Lysander Spooner founded a successful private letter carrier, but the federal government shut him down for competing with the US Postal Service. In this essay, he defends his project by arguing that the right to establish a post office did not give Congress authority to prevent anyone else from doing the same. This work is considered an inspiration to libertarian and anarcho-capitalist points of view.
Other writings by Spooner are available here.
More About This Topic...
Click thumbnails below to view links