libertarianism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n libertarianism an ideological belief in freedom of thought and speech
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Libertarianism Libertarian principles or doctrines.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n libertarianism The principles or doctrines of the libertarians.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Libertarianism the doctrine of the freedom of the will, as opposed to necessitarianism
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. libertas.

Usage

In literature:

The story of the Civil Libertarians, though it partakes of all those other aspects, is profoundly and thoroughly POLITICAL.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
In the United States libertarian application of the principle was originally not too much embarrassed by inherited institutions.
"The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation"
Organized by Randolph and Reynolds, the commission boasted Arthur Garfield Hayes, noted civil libertarian and lawyer, as its counsel.
"Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965" by Morris J. MacGregor Jr.
And this is a most important distinction, which libertarians have hitherto failed to notice.
"Mind and Motion and Monism" by George John Romanes
This tradition had been interrupted by the inrush of the wild libertarianism of the desert.
"The New World of Islam" by Lothrop Stoddard
AMONG the important duties of Anarchists libertarian instruction should occupy the first place.
"Mother Earth, Vol. 1 No. 4, June 1906" by Various
It is a bad sophism to assert that 'the rejection of mechanism by non-libertarians is a mere phrase.
"Rationalism" by John Mackinnon Robertson
Many prominent libertarians contributed essays of a philosophical or hortatory nature.
"Emma Goldman" by Charles A. Madison
Not in a libertarian sense; Leibnitz.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
Even in this country, I don't think libertarian principles could long survive.
"Sentiment, Inc." by Poul William Anderson
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In news:

Libertarian candidate asks you to vote your conscience .
I am the Libertarian Party candidate for state representative.
In The Wall Street Journal, Peter Berkowitz writes that big government and the social revolution are here to stay—so the role of conservatives and libertarians is to shape both for the better.
The perfect site for conservatives , republicans, libertarians and liberty loving Americans.
PORTLAND — Two-term incumbent state Rep Diane Russell, D-Portland, is being challenged by libertarian Republican, and political newcomer, Davian Akers in House District 120.
He has supported Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians and a few others in the past.
Rep Ron Paul, the iconic libertarian congressman from Texas, has delivered what will most likely be his final address to Congress.
Should we cheer these libertarian sentiments.
Rand Paul of Kentucky, who's known for his libertarian leanings, cautioned Tuesday that the Republican Party could meet the same fate as animals that went extinct millions of years ago.
Why anti-Fed message of libertarian congressman — on the stump in Southern Nevada — is flawed.
Incumbent Jay Emler, R-Lindsborg, easily defeated Libertarian contender Jesse Bryant, Galva, in McPherson County and in the district for the Kansas Senate Dist 35 seat Tuesday.
The race for Florida House of Representatives District 106 pits incumbent Kathleen Passidomo, R-Naples, against Libertarian Peter Richter.
Hardy Macia is a Libertarian candidate in the second congressional district of New Hampshire.
Uniting Libertarians and social conservatives is no mean feat.
I had Idaho Gov Butch Otter pigeonholed as a libertarian early in his term, but it might be more accurate to describe him as predictably unpredictable.
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