The entrepreneur in left libertarianism: A critical discussion

Jean-Sébastien Gharbi

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The aim of this paper is twofold: to argue that the theory of justice of left-libertarianism implies that the entrepreneur—a notion rarely mentioned and yet central to understand this theory of justice—is a “gray eminence,” and to challenge the criticisms aimed at this theory.

JEL classification: D63, H20, P14, P16.


  • entrepreneur
  • left-libertarianism
  • social justice
  • self-ownership
  • social choice