Anarchism

[New Entry by Andrew Fiala on October 3, 2017.] Anarchism is a political theory, which is skeptical of the justification of authority and power, especially political power. Anarchism is usually
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[New Entry by Andrew Fiala on October 3, 2017.] Anarchism is a political theory, which is skeptical of the justification of authority and power, especially political power. Anarchism is usually grounded in moral claims about the importance of individual liberty. Anarchists also offer a positive theory of human flourishing, based upon an ideal of non-coercive consensus building. Anarchism has inspired practical efforts at establishing utopian communities, radical and revolutionary political agendas, and various forms of direct action. This entry primarily describes...

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