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Published by Routledge and K. Paul in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anarchism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 111-116.

ContributionsPaul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHX833 .C34
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 118 p.
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5277555M
ISBN 100710069928
LC Control Number71854509

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  Anarchism As Political Philosophy - Ebook written by Robert Hoffman. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Anarchism As Political Philosophy.5/5(1).   Anarchism is a political philosophy and movement that is sceptical of authority and rejects all involuntary, coercive forms of ism calls for the abolition of the state which it holds to be undesirable, unnecessary and harmful. It is usually described alongside libertarian Marxism as the libertarian wing (libertarian socialism) of the socialist movement and as having a. The book assumes no prior knowledge of anarchist history and philosophy, and will therefore cover ground familiar to those already versed in the literature on anarchism. On the other hand it does assume some knowledge of general political theory, although the specific connexions between anarchist and other theorists are spelt out as clearly as. This is a seemingly simple question, but is complicated by a number of things. First, is the breath of the topic. To be well versed in anarchy, one really needs to be well versed in philosophy, political and economic theory and practice, human b.