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1. In The Problem of Political Authority: An Examination of the Right to Coerce and the Duty to Obey, Michael Huemer defends philosophical anarchism and argues that "both kinds of 'anarchism' [i.e. philosophical and political anarchism] are philosophical and political claims".

2. Libertarian philosopher Michael Huemer argues that very few people find Rand's ideas convincing, especially her ethics, which he believes are difficult to interpret and may lack logical coherence.

3. Philosophy professor Michael Huemer argues that gun control may be morally wrong, even if its outcomes would be positive, because individuals have a prima facie right to own a gun for self-defense and recreation.

4. The argument for political anarchy and anti-statism is made by Michael Huemer in his book The Problem of Political Authority.

5. He lists Michael Huemer as an influence in steering him away from objectivism.

6. While the lives of those in B are worse than those in A, there are more of them and thus the collective value of B is greater than A. Michael Huemer also argues that the repugnant conclusion is not repugnant and that normal intuition is wrong.

7. Michael Huemer's book Ethical Intuitionism (2005) also provides a recent defense of the view.

8. Michael Huemer (2005), for example, defines "intuition" as a sort of seeming: Reasoning sometimes changes how things seem to us. But there is also a way things seem to us prior to reasoning;

9. However, libertarian philosophers such as Michael Huemer have raised criticisms targeted at the social contract theory.

10. (The term derives from the Greek word "phainomenon", meaning "appearance".) The principle was initially defended by Michael Huemer in Huemer 2001, where it was formulated as follows: A later formulation (Huemer 2007), designed to allow the principle to encompass inferential as well as foundational justification, reads as follows: Phenomenal conservatism has been defended on three grounds.

11. In The Problem of Political Authority: An Examination of the Right to Coerce and the Duty to Obey, Michael Huemer defends philosophical anarchism and argues that "both kinds of 'anarchism' [i.e. philosophical and political anarchism] are philosophical and political claims".

12. The key opponents of moral sense theory (as a primarily epistemological view) are rationalist ethical intuitionists—such as G.E. Moore (1903), W.D. Ross (1930), and Michael Huemer (2005), and other moral rationalists, such as Immanuel Kant and Samuel Clarke.

13. In light of this, several prominent academics have come to accept and even defend the repugnant conclusion, including philosophers Torbjörn Tannsjö and Michael Huemer, because this strategy avoids all the impossibility theorems.

14. Under this view, government transgresses property rights by enforcing compulsory tax collection, regardless of what the amount may be. Some opponents of taxation, like Michael Huemer, argue that rightful ownership of property should be based on what he views as natural property rights, not those determined by the law of the state.

15. The theory has also been embraced by the ethical intuitionist philosopher Michael Huemer as an explanation for irrationality in politics.

16. In an essay on irrationality in politics Michael Huemer identifies some possible sources of preferences over beliefs: Many of the claims of religions are not easily verifiable in the day-to-day world.

17. Philosopher Michael Huemer, in a TEDx talk on rational irrationality in politics, cited the war on terror and protectionism as two examples of rational irrationality in politics.

18. Some of the speakers include Andrew Bernstein, Greg Lukianoff, Jim Lark, Jeffrey Tucker, Lawrence Reed, Michael Huemer, Michael Strong, Tom G. Palmer, and Steven Horwitz.

19. Philosophy professor Michael Huemer says "that the only way the otherwise predetermined future seen by the precogs can be averted, we are led to believe, is by the influence of the precogs themselves."

20. Michael Huemer (/ˈhjuːmər/; born 27 December 1969) is a professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

21. The Problem of Political Authority: An Examination of the Right to Coerce and the Duty to Obey is a book by University of Colorado philosophy professor Michael Huemer released in January 2013.

22. Ethical Intuitionism is a 2005 book (hardcover release: 2005, paperback release: 2008) by University of Colorado philosophy professor Michael Huemer defending ethical intuitionism.