Richard Pipes Quote

Aristotle based his opposition to common ownership not only on logical but also, and principally, on utilitarian grounds. It is impractical because no one takes proper care of objects that are not his: 'How immeasurable greater is the pleasure, when a man feels a thing to be his own, for surely the love of self is a feeling implanted by nature…


p. 8 - Property and Freedom (1999)

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Aristotle based his opposition to common ownership not only on logical but also, and principally, on utilitarian grounds. It is impractical because...

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Aristotle based his opposition to common ownership not only on logical but also, and principally, on utilitarian grounds. It is impractical because...

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Aristotle based his opposition to common ownership not only on logical but also, and principally, on utilitarian grounds. It is impractical because...

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Aristotle based his opposition to common ownership not only on logical but also, and principally, on utilitarian grounds. It is impractical because...