In Defense of Anarchism.

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An analysis of the foundations of the authority of the state and the problems of political authority and moral autonomy in a democracy.

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"To entitle a book "In Defense of Anarchism simply requires "chutzpah. To do it well requires some intelligence. Professor Wolff has both. Anarchy, being generally relegated to the ideological dust-bin or drafted as fodder for editorializing blasts, has long been in need of an intelligent reassessment. Wolff's brief book attempts this by taking the reader along a political "via dolorosa which begins with his own innocent belief in 'traditional democratic doctrines.'"--Lawrence S. Stepelevich, "The New Scholasticism

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Robert Paul Wolff is Professor of Philosophy and Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts. Among his books are About Philosophy (1998), The Ideal of the University (1992), The Autonomy of Reason (1990), Kant's Theory of Mental Activity (1990), and Moneybags Must Be So Lucky (1988).

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