By Tibor R. Machan
This booklet doesn't reject the social nature of humans, yet reveals that each one has a self-directed agent who's answerable for what she or he does. Machan rejects all kinds of collectivism, together with communitarianism, ethnic unity, racial solidarity, and gender identification. the tips expressed right here have vital social and political implications, and should be of curiosity to someone concerned about the suggestion of individuality and person responsibility.
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Classical Individualism: The Supreme Importance of Each Human Being (Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought) by Tibor R. Machan