The Politics of Obedience: The Discourse of Voluntary Servitude

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The Politics of Obedience: The Discourse of Voluntary Servitude

  • The Politics of Obedience by Étienne de La Boétie
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12/08/2015Étienne de la Boétie

In times when dictators the world over are falling from pressure from their own people, this book, written nearly 500 years ago, is truly the prophetic tract of our times. Murray Rothbard writes a classic introduction to one of the great political essays in the history of ideas. Narrated by Dr. Floy Lilley.

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Étienne de la Boétie

Étienne de La Boétie (1530–1563) is one of the seminal political philosophers, not only as a founder of modern political philosophy in France but also for the timeless relevance of many of his theoretical insights.

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