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By Benjamin Franks

ISBN-10: 0230580661

ISBN-13: 9780230580664

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Hausheer (London: Pimlico). com - licensed to Taiwan eBook Consortium - PalgraveConnect - 2011-03-02 Paul McLaughlin In Defence of Philosophical Anarchism A. Carter (2000) ‘Analytical anarchism: Some conceptual foundations’, Political Theory, XXVIII, 230–53. G. Crowder (1991) Classical Anarchism: The Political Thought of Godwin, Proudhon, Bakunin, and Kropotkin (Oxford: Oxford University Press). R. T. De George (1985) The Nature and Limits of Authority (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas). H.

Com - licensed to Taiwan eBook Consortium - PalgraveConnect - 2011-03-02 Samuel Clark Anarchist Perfectionism independence. 1: for the teleologist, to have independence is contingently to have gained the fragile blessing of an element of human flourishing. So, the moral significance of independence is that it is part of the Good which we ought to promote. There would be little sense in promoting independence if one could not fail to be independent. I shall offer some concrete examples of the independence I intend in a moment, when I go on to discuss Frederick Douglass and John Stuart Mill.

Second, Douglass fights back against the slave-breaker Mr Covey (Douglass, 1982: Chapter X). Both of these episodes, Douglass makes it clear, were turning points in his development. Reading opened ‘the pathway from slavery to freedom’ (Douglass, 1982: 78). Physical victory over Covey was the turning-point in my career as a slave. It rekindled the few expiring embers of freedom, and revived within me a sense of my own manhood. It recalled the departed self-confidence, and inspired me again with a determination to be free.

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