NOVEMBER 14, 2012 by BENJAMIN POWELL
Benjamin Powell is the Director of the Free Market Institute and teaches at Rawls College of Business. He is also a Senior Fellow with the Independent Institute and the North American Editor of the Review of Austrian Economics. He earned his Ph.D. from George Mason University where he studied Austrian Economics and Public Choise Theory. This summer he will be giving a lecture for FEE, Who Will Build the Roads? And Other Questions About Free Societies at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Universtiy in Prescott, AZ.
The Arena is a monthly debate feature designed to help readers explore issues of concern to classical liberals/libertarians.
This month, the issue is natural rights. Tibor Machan argues that natural rights come from human nature, while Brad Taylor argues that natural rights do not exist at all.
What do you think? Read the arguments and vote for the best side!