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In defense of anarchism

Author: Robert Paul Wolff
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With a new preface, Robert Paul Wolff's classic analysis of the foundations of the authority of the state and the problems of political authority and moral autonomy in a democracy.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Paul Wolff
ISBN: 0520215737 9780520215733
OCLC Number: 38602506
Notes: Originally published: New York : Harper & Row, 1970, in series: Harper Torchbooks, TB 1541. With new pref.
Description: xxix, 86 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The Conflict Between Authority and Autonomy --
The Concept of Authority --
The Concept of Autonomy --
The Conflict Between Authority and Autonomy --
The Solution of Classical Democracy --
Democracy Is the Only Feasible Solution --
Unanimous Direct Democracy --
Representative Democracy --
Majoritarian Democracy --
Beyond the Legitimate State --
The Quest for the Legitimate State --
Utopian Glimpses of a World Without States.
Responsibility: Robert Paul Wolff.
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"To entitle a book "In Defense of Anarchism simply requires "chutzpah. To do it well requires some intelligence. Professor Wolff has both. Anarchy, being generally relegated to the ideological Read more...

 
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