9780520215733

In Defense of Anarchism

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  • ISBN13:

    9780520215733

  • ISBN10:

    0520215737

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/1/1998
  • Publisher: Univ of California Pr

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Summary

Once more available in paperback, and with a new Preface, here is Robert Paul Wolff's classic 1970 analysis of the foundations of the authority of the state and the problems of political authority and moral autonomy in a democracy.

Table of Contents

Preface to the 1998 Edition vii(20)
Preface xxvii
ONE: THE CONFLICT BETWEEN AUTHORITY AND AUTONOMY
3(18)
1. The Concept of Authority
3(9)
2. The Concept of Autonomy
12(6)
3. The Conflict Between Authority and Autonomy
18(3)
TWO: THE SOLUTION OF CLASSICAL DEMOCRACY
21(48)
1. Democracy Is the Only Feasible Solution
21(1)
2. Unanimous Direct Democracy
22(5)
3. Representative Democracy
27(11)
4. Majoritarian Democracy
38(31)
THREE: BEYOND THE LEGITIMATE STATE
69
1. The Quest for the Legitimate State
69(9)
2. Utopian Glimpses of a World Without States
78

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