Independence, Propertylessness, and Basic Income

A Theory of Freedom as the Power to Say No

  • Karl Widerquist

Part of the Exploring the Basic Income Guarantee book series (BIG)

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Independence, Propertylessness, and Basic Income argues that philosophers have focused too much on scalar freedom and proposes a theory of status freedom as effective control self-ownership: the power to have or refuse active cooperation with other willing people, or simply: freedom as the power to say no.


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  • Karl Widerquist
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