By Mr McLaughlin Paul
Examining the political conception of anarchism from a philosophical and ancient viewpoint, Paul McLaughlin relates anarchism to the elemental moral and political challenge of authority. The ebook will pay specific cognizance to the authority of the kingdom and the anarchist rejection of all conventional claims made for the legitimacy of kingdom authority, the writer either explaining and protecting the relevant tenets of the anarchist critique of the state.
The founding works of anarchist concept, by way of Godwin, Proudhon and Stirner, are explored and anarchism is tested in its ancient context, together with the impact of such occasions because the Enlightenment and the French Revolution on anarchist concept. eventually, the most important 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 pondering and a lucid and well-reasoned defence of the anarchist philosophy.
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Anarchism and Authority: A Philosophical Introduction to Classical Anarchism (Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Philosophy) by Mr McLaughlin Paul