Anarchism and Moral Philosophy

Anarchism and Moral Philosophy

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This collection explores the nature and role of ethics within anarchist thought and practice, examining normative, meta-ethical and applied ethical issues through some of the theoretical insights of anarchism. It comprises contributions from international scholars working within the fields of philosophy and political theory.

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ISBN-13: 9781349368594
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 12/14/2010
Edition description: 1st ed. 2010
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

ELISA AALTOLA holds an adjunct professorship in the University of Turku, Finland
SAMUEL CLARK is Lecturer in Philosophy at Lancaster University, UK
KORY DECLARK is a graduate student working in political philosophy at the University of Southern California, USA
JAMIE HECKERT holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Edinburgh, UK. He is the editor of a special issue of Sexualities on Anarchism and Sexuality
JONES IRWIN is a Lecturer in Philosophy at St. Patrick's College, Dublin City University, Republic of Ireland, where he is Co-Director of the MA in Human Development and Ed.D programmes
NATHAN JUN is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, USA
PAUL MCLAUGHLIN is a Research Fellow in the Department of Philosophy, University of Tartu, Estonia
ALEX PRICHARD is an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Politics, University of Bristol, UK
THOMAS SWANN is currently a postgraduate student at Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors Introduction: Anarchism and Moral Philosophy; B.Franks PART I: PHILOSOPHICAL ANARCHISM In Defence of Philosophical Anarchism; P.McLaughlin Kicking Against the Pricks: Anarchist Perfectionism and the Conditions of Independence; S.Clark Anarchist Philosophy: Past, Problems, and Prospects; N.Jun PART II: ANARCHISM, PROPERTY AND AUTONOMY Autonomy, Taxation and Ownership: An Anarchist Critique of Kant's Theory of Property; K.DeClark The Ethical Foundations of Proudhon's Republican Anarchism; A.Prichard Freedom Pressed: Anarchism, Liberty and Conflict; M.Wilson PART III: ALTERNATIVE ANARCHIST ETHICS Anarchism and the Virtues; B.Franks Green Anarchy: Deep Ecology and Primitivism; E.Aaltola Listening, Caring, Becoming: Anarchism as an Ethics of Direct Relationships J.Heckert A Well-Being Out of Nihilism: On the Affinities Between Nietzsche and Anarchist Thought; J.Irwin Are Postanarchists Right to Call Classical Anarchisms 'humanist'?; T.Swann Index

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