Pierre Joseph Proudhon

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Noun1.Pierre Joseph Proudhon - French socialist who argued that property is theft (1809-1865)Pierre Joseph Proudhon - French socialist who argued that property is theft (1809-1865)
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In order to facilitate this, they explore the sociologically-oriented ideas of prominent anarchist thinkers such as Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Peter Kropotkin, Emma Goldman, Gustav Landauer, and Colin Ward and then offer an anarchist-oriented sociological critique of two key social problems: the enduring and proliferating forms of inequality and domination that beset societies and the stubborn inertia of social order that is reliant upon people's adherence to non-liberatory social norms.
Throwing doubt on the European bourgeoisie's attempt to read its privileges as the rights of humanity, the nineteenth-century French anarchist Pierre-Joseph Proudhon once said: "whoever invokes humanity wants to cheat.
Yet it is worth recalling what Pierre-Joseph Proudhon reportedly told the Russian intellectual Alexander Herzen: "And do you imagine that once a thing has been said, it is enough?
Famously long for a novel (though not the longest - Marcel Proust's In Search Of Lost Time holds the Guinness World Record for that) Tolstoy came up with the title, and some of his themes, from an 1861 work by Gallic politician and philosopher Pierre-Joseph Proudhon called La Guerre et la Paix (meaning War and Peace in French).