chapter  4
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THE NOTION OF AUTHORITY

Theterm'authority,'whetherprecededbyanadjectiveornot,

hashadvarioususagessincetheRomanconceptionofauctoritas(as

possessionoftheSenate)andtheneaternotionofauctor.In

conformancewiththeseusages,bothpastandpresent,butinparticular

theproblemspresentedbytheconceptofauthority,anecessarystep

towardsanunderstandingofthelibertarianviewoftheworld.