Anarchism and Authority: A Philosophical Introduction to by Mr McLaughlin Paul PDF

By Mr McLaughlin Paul

ISBN-10: 0754661962

ISBN-13: 9780754661962

ISBN-10: 1138276146

ISBN-13: 9781138276147

Examining the political thought of anarchism from a philosophical and old viewpoint, Paul McLaughlin relates anarchism to the elemental moral and political challenge of authority. The e-book can pay specific awareness to the authority of the nation and the anarchist rejection of all conventional claims made for the legitimacy of country authority, the writer either explaining and protecting the primary tenets of the anarchist critique of the state.

The founding works of anarchist notion, by way of Godwin, Proudhon and Stirner, are explored and anarchism is tested in its historic context, together with the effect of such occasions because the Enlightenment and the French Revolution on anarchist concept. ultimately, the main theoretical advancements of anarchism from the late-nineteenth century to the current are summarized and evaluated.

This ebook is either a hugely readable account of the advance of anarchist considering and a lucid and well-reasoned defence of the anarchist philosophy.

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