Sunday, April 7, 2013

The case for open borders by Michael Huemer

Michael Huemer, a libertarian and intuitionist-moralist philosopher (who's been receiving some attention both on this blog and on Cato Unbound website recently) talks about ethics of open borders and unrestricted immigration:

Interestingly, Dr. Huemer discusses the concept of prima facie vs. absolute right to travel.

1 comment:

Kirk said...

I've long thought that there is an excellent, economic case for aggressive, legal immigration.

But because of threats posed to society at large, "open borders" would likely invite trouble in. Why not choose the best for admission (instead of our current method: "most likely to vot Democrat").