PJProudhon

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Writings by Proudhon

Federalism

Federalism

James Guillaume

Solidarité

April 1871

Translator: Shawn Wilbur

The true character of the revolution that was accomplished at Paris commence has been outlined in so marked a fashion that you, even the minds most unfamiliar with political theories, can now perceive it clearly.

The revolution of Paris is federalist.

The Human Being

The Human Being

1857

Translator: Jonathan Mayo Crane

In the depths of Louisiana, whither I have been driven by the vicissitudes of my exile, I have read in a United States paper, “La Revue de l’Ouest,” a fragment of correspondence between you, P. J. Proudhon, and a Madam Hericourt.

Some words of Madam Hericourt, cited in that paper, cause me to fear the feminine antagonist may not have the strength — polemically speaking — to cope with her brutal masculine adversary.

Chapter XIV: Summary and Conclusion

Chapter XIV: Summary and Conclusion

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Epilogue

Epilogue

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When society has turned from within to without, all relations are overturned. Yesterday we were walking with our heads downwards; today we hold them erect, without any interruption to our life. Without losing our personality, we change our existence. Such is the nineteenth century Revolution.

The fundamental, decisive idea of this Revolution is it not this: NO MORE AUTHORITY, neither in the Church, nor in the State, nor in land, nor in money?

Seventh Study. Absorption of Government by the Economic Organism

Seventh Study. Absorption of Government by the Economic Organism

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Government [...] has for its dogmas:

              1. The original perversity of human nature;

              2. The inevitable inequality of fortunes;

              3. The permanency of quarrels and wars;

Sixth Study. Organisation of Economic Forces

Sixth Study. Organisation of Economic Forces

Rousseau said truly: No one should obey a law to which he has not consented; and M. Rittinghausen too was right when he proved that in consequence the law should emanate directly from the sovereign, without the intermediary of representatives.

Fifth Study: Social Liquidation

Fifth Study: Social Liquidation

The preceding studies, as much upon contemporaneous society as upon the reforms which it suggests, have taught us several things which it is well to recount here summarily.

The fall of the July monarchy and the proclamation of the Republic were the signal for a social revolution.

This Revolution, at first not understood, little by little became defined, determined and settled, under the influence of the very same Reaction which was displayed against it, from the first days of the Provisional Government.

Fourth Study: The Principle of Authority

Fourth Study: The Principle of Authority

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Third Study: The Principle of Association

Third Study: The Principle of Association

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I begin with the principle of Association.

  


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