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Moral Development and Critiques of Anarchism

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07/30/2014Steven A. Peterson

The most obvious and widely shared criticism of anarchism is that it is, quite simply, impractical. It is argued that people need the state and government in order to survive. Humans are, to the critics, by nature or socialization greedy and uncooperative, and the state is needed to protect people from one another.

Volume 8, Number 2 (1987)

Author:

Steven A. Peterson

Division of Social Sciences, Alfred University.

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Peterson, Steven A. "Moral Development and Critiques of Anarchism." Journal of Libertarian Studies 8, No. 2 (1987): 237–245.

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