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Have you happened to have read The Problem of Political Authority: An Examination of the Right to Coerce and the Duty to Obey by Michael Huemer?

I like how he starts with common sense principles that people can accept without appealing to a general moral theory like NAP, and then just totally dismantles the arguments for political authority and duty one by one. I haven't yet gotten to the second half of his book, which describes how voluntarist society might work; so I'm intrigued in light of our discussions here to to pick up with that portion. Highly recommend the book, though.

You can hear some of his arguments from the first half of his book in this interview with Tom Woods:


http://youtu.be/n4v1j9wZK8k