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Demanding the impossible? : human nature and politics in nineteenth-century social anarchism / David Morland
Bib ID 173733
Format BookBook
Author
Morland, David
 
Description London ; Washington : Pinter, 1997 
ix,214p. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0304336858 (hardback)
0304336874 (paperback)
Full contents
  • 1. Introduction. Anarchism and Human Nature. The Argument of this Book. The Organization of this Book
  • 2. Anarchism and Human Nature. Defining Anarchy: Some Conceptual and Methodological Difficulties. Perceptions of Anarchism. Human Nature and Anarchism
  • 3. Proudhon: The Politics of Federalism. The Parameters of Human Nature. The Dichotomy of Human Nature. The State and the Suffocation of Liberty. The Politics of Federalism
  • 4. Bakunin: Authoritarian Anarchism. Bakunin on Human Nature and Freedom. Human Nature and Revolutionary Politics. Bakunin's Political Theory. Authoritarian Federalism
  • 5. Kropotkin: Mutual Aid and Anarchy. The Methodology of Mutual Aid. Mutual Aid and the Struggle for Existence. Mutual Aid and Sociability. Mutual Aid and Morality. Kropotkin's Philosophy of History. Kropotkin's Revolutionary Methodology. Kropotkin's Anarchist Vision. The Politics of Anarchy. An Assessment of Kropotkin's Anarchism
  • 6. Conclusion. Grappling with Ideology.
  • Anarchism's Fundamental Inconsistency. Marshall on Human Nature. A Utopia Too Far?
  • 7. Epilogue. To Abandon Human Nature? Future Modes of Thinking.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Kropotkin, Petr Alekseevich, kniaz, , 1842-1921.  |  Proudhon, P.-J. (Pierre-Joseph), 1809-1865.  |  Bakunin, Mikhail, 1814-1876.  |  Anarchism.  |  Social psychology.

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