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For Intellectual Property : The Property Ideas of Andrew J. Galambos (Paperback) (John Richard Boren)

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This book makes a rational and moral case for treating ideas as ownable things, with people having the same rights of ownership in them as in their lives and tangible property. However, the use of state-granted monopolies in the form of patents and copyrights as the means by which these rights are secured is rejected as both morally wrong and ineffective. A moral and effective alternative is presented in the book. In a step-by-step process author John Richard Boren demonstrates that the arguments of leading intellectual property opponent N. Stephan Kinsella are wrong. Further, he provides evidence from the world of experimental psychology showing that it is human nature to treat ideas as property, thereby mandating that the rules of society do so. The book introduces us to the pioneering and revolutionary ideas of astrophysicist/philosopher Andrew J. Galambos. Using the techniques that have made the enormous advances in the physical and biological sciences possible, Galambos created the framework for a property-based society that would be both rational and moral. This would be a society of freedom, in which large scale violence could not occur and prosperity would be the norm. Many of the fundamental concepts are identified and explained here.Galambos passed away in 1997 and, for what the author believes are misguided ideological reasons, the trustees of his estate have refused to publish his work and deliver it to the many students who paid for it. Author Boren has created a website,, to document the effort to publish this important work.
Number of Pages: 114.0
Genre: Philosophy
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
Author: John Richard Boren
Language: English
Street Date: September 7, 2016
TCIN: 52240530
UPC: 9781535295918
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-2957

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