On Silent Action and Argument

Or, On Conversation with Epictetus From Epictetus, Discourses, 1.19: “For what is lacking now is not quibbles; nay, the books of the Stoics are full of quibbles. What then is the thing lacking now? The man to make use of them, the man to bear witness to the arguments by his acts.” ________________________________________ Notes: Epictetus …

What is presupposed by argument

I take what I am saying (as best as I can) from Hans Herman Hoppe’s The Economics and Ethics of Private Property. The ethical point he wishes to make is that private property is presupposed by argumentation. Otherwise said, argument presupposes the private property ethic, and without it, argumentation is done. That two are arguing …