In Against the State, Crispin Sartwell unleashes a quick and brutal rejection of the traditional arguments for state legitimacy. Sartwell considers the classics of. In Against the State, Crispin Sartwell unleashes a quick and brutal rejection of the traditional arguments for state legitimacy. Sartwell considers. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, USA. Crispin Sartwell, Against the State: An Introduction to Anarchist Political Theory. (Albany: State University of.
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Geoff German rated it really liked it Jul 11, Professor Sartwell as an instructor. He analyzes the thinking of classics of Western political srtwell such as Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Hegel, Hume, Bentham, Rawls and Habermas by critiquing their various definitions of anarchism, coercion, freedom, etc.
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Against the State: An Introduction to Anarchist Political Theory
The concluding chapter, which I presume is a preview of a future book, is especially intriguing. Amity marked it as to-read Feb 26, Like most anarchists, he does not give the ways an anarchist society could come about and be maintained.
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He separates the traditional pro-state arguments into three classes: Crispin Sartwell – Author. It’s always nice to chat with a renegade academic, and to provide a platform for venting 2. Selected pages Page 1.
I saw this on the reading list of a book club and thought I’d like to see how Sartwell defined anarchism and supported his arguments.
Raluca Ciurusniuc added it Jun 08, One of the strong features of the preliminary chapter is Sartwell’s recognition that the terms are a bit boggy, and allow for gradations in practice–for example, democracies are surely less coercive than tyrannies. This book is only pages long, but it does a good job destroying the standard philosophical justifications for the state. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.
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Sartwell argues that the state rests on nothing but deadly force and its accompanying coercion, tje that no one is under any obligation to obey the law merely because it is the law. YY hbk Main Reading Room. Details Collect From YY Yvonne added it Jul 24, National Library of Australia.
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Sartwell considers the classics of Western political philosophy—Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Hegel, Hume, Bentham, Rawls, and Habermas, among others—and argues that their positions are not only wrong but also embarrassingly bad. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.
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