Prof. Jan Narveson
Prof. Jan Narveson

Department of Philosophy

University of Waterloo, Canada




1961 Ph.D., Harvard Unverisity, USA

Publications (Selected)

  1. Morality and Utility, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, l967
  2. "On Social Inqualities” - Social Inequalities? Editor: Jeffrey D. Rowsen, Amanda P. Eliot© 2011 Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Ch. 6, pp. 1-12 (?)
  3. Pacifism—Fifty Years Later Philosophia Volume 41, Issue 4 (2013), Page 925-943
  4. Is Pacifism Reasonable? Originalni naučni rad UDK 172.4
  5. "Reiman on Labor, Value, and the Difference Principle” - Journal of Ethics 2014 (vol. 18 no. 1 ) 47-74.
  6. Demokratie: Probleme, Ja: Lösungen, Nein? Aufklaerung und Kritik, in two parts, 2007.
  7. Equality, Universality, and Impartiality— How They Work and Why They Matter Ch. VI in Uwe Steinhoff, ed., Do All Persons Have Equal Moral Worth? Oxford University Press (2014)
  8. Society and the Inherent/Instrumental Value Distinction, in John Abbarno, ed., Journal of Value Inquiry University Press of America 2014

    Humanism and Democracy in Humanist Perspectives Summer 2015

  9. The Libertarian Idea (Temple University Press, l989; republished by Broadview Press, 2001)
  10. Moral Matters, (Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview Press, 1993; 2nd edition, with changes, 1999)
  11. Respecting People in Theory and Practice (Rowman & Littlefield, 2002)
  12. Is Liberty Compatible with Equality? - co-authored with James P. Sterba (Cambridge University Press, 2010)
  13. "Pacifism: A Philosophical Analysis", Ethics, July, l965
  14. "A Puzzle About Economic Justice in Rawls' Theory", Social theory and Practice, , Vol. 4, No. 1, Fall l976, pp. 1-28 [now included in (4)]
  15. "Future People and Us", R. I. Sikora and Brian Barry, eds., Obligations to Future Generations Philadelphia: Temple University Press, l978
  16. "Marxism: Hollow at the Core" - Free Inquiry, Spring l983, pp. 29-35 [now included in (4)]
  17. "The How and Why of Universalizability", in Nelson Potter and M. Timmins, eds., Morality and Universality: Essays on Ethical Universalizability (Dordrecht, Holland: Reidel, l985), pp. 3-44.
  18. “Freedom of Speech and Expression: A Libertarian View”, in W. J. Waluchow, Theories of Free Expression: Essays in Law and Philosophy, (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford U.P., 1994)
  19. “Egalitarianism: Partial, Counterproductive, and Baseless” - Ratio, Vol. X, No. 3 (December 1997), 280-295; also in Andrew Mason, ed., Ideals of Equality (Blackwell, 1998), pp. 79-94.
  20. “Property Rights: Original Acquisition and Lockean Provisos” Public Affairs Quarterly vol. 13 #3, July 1999, pp. 205-227. [now included in (4)]
  21. “The Invisible Hand”  Journal of Business Ethics, vol.46, n.3, 2003, 201-212.
  22. "God by Design?" in Neil Manson, ed., "God and Design: The Teleological Argument and Modern Science," (Routledge, 2003)
  23. "Maxificing: Life on a Budget; or, If You Would Maximize, Then Satisfice!" pp. 59-70 in Satisficing and Maximizing: Moral Theorists on Practical Reason ed. Michael Byron, Cambridge University Press, 2004.
  24. “Welfare and Wealth, Poverty and Justice in Today’s World”; and “Is World Poverty a problem for the Wealthy?” (Journal of Ethics) 8:4 (2004)
  25. “Consumer Rights in the Laissez-Faire Economy,” Chapman Law Review, Spring 2004, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 181-199
  26. “The State: From Minarchy to Anarchy” in Anarchism/Minarchism, ed. by Tibor Machan and Roderick Long (Ashgate 2008)
  27. Cohen’s Rescue, The Journal of Ethics: Volume 14, Issue 3 (2010), Page 263-334
  28. “Present Payments, Past Wrongs: Correcting Loose Talk about Nozick and Rectification”  Libertarian Papers, volume 1 (2009) No. 1 ( [on-line journal]
  29. “The Relevance of decision Theory to Ethics”, to jnl, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice (2010) 13:497–520

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