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

By Mr McLaughlin Paul

Examining the political conception of anarchism from a philosophical and old standpoint, Paul McLaughlin relates anarchism to the elemental moral and political challenge of authority. The e-book can pay specific consciousness to the authority of the country and the anarchist rejection of all conventional claims made for the legitimacy of nation authority, the writer either explaining and protecting the principal 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 historic context, together with the effect of such occasions because the Enlightenment and the French Revolution on anarchist suggestion. ultimately, the key theoretical advancements of anarchism from the late-nineteenth century to the current are summarized and evaluated.

This publication 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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