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The Politics of Postanarchism

Saul Newman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634958
eISBN:
9780748652846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634958.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What is the relevance of anarchist thought for politics and political theory today? While many have dismissed anarchism in the past, the author of this book contends that its heretical critique of ... More


Kropotkin: Reviewing the Classical Anarchist Tradition

Ruth Kinna

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748642298
eISBN:
9781474418690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642298.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book is designed to remove Peter Kropotkin from the framework of classical anarchism. By focusing attention on his theory of mutual aid, it argues that the classical framing distorts Kropotkin's ... More


Anarchism: Utopian and Scientific

Ruth Kinna

in Kropotkin: Reviewing the Classical Anarchist Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748642298
eISBN:
9781474418690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642298.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Kropotkin's utopianism and shows how his concern with anarchist organisation reflected his understanding of the role of ideas in advancing revolutionary change and the need to ... More


Mapping the State

Ruth Kinna

in Kropotkin: Reviewing the Classical Anarchist Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748642298
eISBN:
9781474418690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642298.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter outlines three parallel accounts of the state that Kropotkin developed in the 1870s and 1880s as an anarchist critic of Tsarism. The first was an explanatory account for West European ... More


Debating Postanarchism: Ontology, Ethics and Utopia

Saul Newman

in The Politics of Postanarchism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634958
eISBN:
9780748652846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634958.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter engages with contemporary anarchist theorists, whose thought, it argues, displays a continuity with classical anarchism. Indeed, despite their substantial differences, Murray Bookchin ... More


Out with the Old, in with the New

Ruth Kinna

in Kropotkin: Reviewing the Classical Anarchist Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748642298
eISBN:
9781474418690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642298.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter outlines the idea of 'classical anarchism'. It presents a historiography of anarchism to illustrate the ways that assessments of Kropotkin's work have helped shape and articulate the ... More


Nihilism

Ruth Kinna

in Kropotkin: Reviewing the Classical Anarchist Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748642298
eISBN:
9781474418690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642298.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Kropotkin's understanding of nihilism and uses his sympathetic account of the Russian movement to re-consider his approach to science. It shows how Kropotkin approached nihilism ... More


Reviewing the Classical Anarchist Tradition

Ruth Kinna

in Kropotkin: Reviewing the Classical Anarchist Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748642298
eISBN:
9781474418690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642298.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter returns to the major theme of the book, Kropotkin's association with classical anarchism. It argues that the label is distorting of Kropotkin's work and that it sets up a caricature of ... More


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