Proudhon: What is Property? / Edition 1

Proudhon: What is Property? / Edition 1

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by Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Donald R. Kelley, Bonnie G. Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521405564

ISBN-13: 9780521405560

Pub. Date: 02/28/1994

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is a new translation of one of the classics of the traditions of anarchism and socialism. Pierre-Joseph Proudhon was a contemporary of Marx and one of the most acute, influential, and subversive critics of modern French and European society. What is Property? (1840) has become a classic of political thought through its wide-ranging and deep-reaching critique of…  See more details below

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This is a new translation of one of the classics of the traditions of anarchism and socialism. Pierre-Joseph Proudhon was a contemporary of Marx and one of the most acute, influential, and subversive critics of modern French and European society. What is Property? (1840) has become a classic of political thought through its wide-ranging and deep-reaching critique of private property as at once the essential institution of Western culture and the root cause of greed, corruption, political tyranny, social division, and violation of natural law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521405560
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1994
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
270
Sales rank:
978,021
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

1. Method followed in this work; 2. Property considered as a natural right; 3. Labor as the efficient cause of the domain of property; 4. That property is impossible: demonstration; 5. Psychological exposition of the idea of the just and the unjust and the determination of the principle of government and right.

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