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Peter Kropotkin

(1842—1921) anarchist and scientist

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anarchism

anarchism  

The doctrine associated with Godwin, Bakunin, Proudhon, and others, that human communities can and should flourish without government. Voluntary cooperation should replace the coercive machinery of ...
Henry Drummond

Henry Drummond  

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(1851–97),theological writer and revivalist. Brought up in the Free Church of Scotland, he was educated at New College, Edinburgh, and at Tübingen. In 1874–5 he assisted D. L. Moody ...
Kropotkin, Peter Alekseevich

Kropotkin, Peter Alekseevich (1842–1921)   Reference library

The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

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Prince Peter Kropotkin was born into an aristocratic family in Moscow on 21 December 1842 and died in Dmitrov, near

Kropotkin, Peter Alexeievich

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He was jailed for seditious propaganda in 1874, but escaped into exile in 1876. Living mostly in Britain,

Kropotkin, Peter

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David McLellan

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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(1842–1921). After Bakunin's death in 1876, Kropotkin was the most influential theorist of anarchism for several decades. Early in his life he rejected his aristocratic ... More
Malthusianism

Malthusianism  

In 1798, ThomasRobert Malthus (1766–1834) published his Essay on Population in which he put forward the theory that the power of a population to increase is greater than that of the Earth to provide ...
Murray Bookchin

Murray Bookchin  

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(1921–2006)One of the leading anarchist social philosophers of the late twentieth century and a pioneering figure in the emerging green movement. In Post‐Scarcity Anarchism (1971), Bookchin argues ...

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