An essay aimed at discovering anarchism's relevance to modern society [amended title]

George, Greg An essay aimed at discovering anarchism's relevance to modern society [amended title]. Brisbane, QLD, Australia: Self Management Group (SMG), 1975.

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Author George, Greg
Title An essay aimed at discovering anarchism's relevance to modern society [amended title]
Place of Publication Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Publisher Self Management Group (SMG)
Publication year 1975
Sub-type Other
Open Access Status
Language eng
Total number of pages 24
Formatted Abstract/Summary
The common view of anarchism as a social philosophy has been repeated ad nauseum in the plethora of books by or edited by academics (who have “never said boo to a goose”)... All these views are more sophisticated and pious instances of the common, narrow and ignorant prejudices that anarchism is Utopian, anti-organizational, anti-expertise, impractical, believes in “man’s innate perfectibility” – in short, that anarchism is a romantic throwing of a gauntlet in the face of inevitability.

To clarify these matters it is first necessary to point out that anarchism is no ordinary social philosophy...
Keyword Anarchism
Q-Index Code AX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ
Additional Notes Full title of work: "This essay is aimed at discovering anarchism's relevance to modern society. It takes the basic criticism of anarchism and discusses a number of points flowing from them. It then discusses areas where anarchism was inadequate and must be superceded. (Footnotes have been included in the text enclosed in brackets.)"

https://vomitingdiamonds.wordpress.com/2010/09/26/1970s-councilist-take-on-anarchism/
http://libcom.org/library/essay-aimed-discovering-anarchisms-relevance-modern-society

 
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