On the Duty of Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

On the Duty of Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

by Henry David Thoreau
     
 
ON THE DUTY OF CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE presents the argument that people should not permit governments to overrule their consciences, and that people have a duty to avoid allowing such acquiescence to enable the government to make them the agents of injustice.

Overview

ON THE DUTY OF CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE presents the argument that people should not permit governments to overrule their consciences, and that people have a duty to avoid allowing such acquiescence to enable the government to make them the agents of injustice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014545532
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
04/19/2012
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
65 KB

Meet the Author

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) was an American philosopher, poet, writer, and transcendentalist. Thoreau was an accomplished writer and philosopher, and his best-known work is probably WALDEN, his essays on living a simple life in harmony with nature.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
July 12, 1817
Date of Death:
May 6, 1862
Place of Birth:
Concord, Massachusetts
Place of Death:
Concord, Massachusetts
Education:
Concord Academy, 1828-33); Harvard University, 1837

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