David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
The image of a bomb-throwing anarchist is a cultural caric ature but, as with many caricatures, there is some truth behind it. Certain forms of anarchism—specifically, the strain of nineteenthcentury communist anarchism that arose in Russia and Germany— did embrace violence as a political strategy. Other forms of anarchism, however—such as Leo Tolstoi’s Christian anarchism and the indigenously American strain of individualist anarchism—consistently repudiated the use of violence for political ends.1 Indeed, one of the charges brought against early individualist anarchism was that its ideology was too peaceful, and its communities would be defenseless against aggressors.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Robert Louis Hoffman (ed.) (1970/2010). Anarchism as Political Philosophy. Aldinetransaction.
John T. Sanders (1996). The State of Statelessness. In John T. Sanders & Jan Narveson (eds.), For and Against the State: New Philosophical Readings. Rowman and Littlefield.
John T. Sanders (1977). The Free Market Model Versus Government: A Reply to Nozick. Journal of Libertarian Studies 1 (1):35-44.
Wendy McElroy (1981). The Culture of Individualist Anarchism in Late Nineteenth-Century America. Journal of Libertarian Studies 5 (3).
Jamie Heckert & Richard Cleminson (eds.) (2011). Anarchism & Sexuality: Ethics, Relationships and Power. Routledge.
Jonathan Y. Tsou (2003). Reconsidering Feyerabend's 'Anarchism'. Perspectives on Science 11 (2):208-235.
Chaim Gans (1992). Philosophical Anarchism and Political Disobedience. Cambridge University Press.
Added to index2010-12-22
Total downloads4 ( #260,016 of 1,103,217 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #298,253 of 1,103,217 )
How can I increase my downloads?