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Civil Disobedience Book

  • Thoreau wrote Civil Disobedience in 1849. It argues the superiority of the individual conscience over acquiescence to government. Thoreau was inspired to write in response to slavery and the Mexican-American war. He believed that people could not be made agents of injustice if they were governed by their own consciences.

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2008
  • Written with the motto 'that government is best that governs least', when men are ready for it, that will be the kind of government we will have. This book tries to tell us to think for ourselves. This is a Must Read for anyone anti-government.

    Publisher : NuVision Publications, LLC
    published : 2003
  • What role might civil disobedience play in the politics of representative democracies as power 'leaks' from the nation state? If traditional politics has surrendered to the interests of global corporations what are the consequences? Quill proposes a reappraisal of civil disobedience and civil obedience in order to address these and other questions.

    Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
    published : 2009
  • Thoreau advocates for nonviolent protest in his classic manifesto Motivated by his disgust with the US government, Henry David Thoreau?s seminal philosophical essay enjoins individuals to stand against the ruling forces that seek to erase their free will. It is the duty of a good citizen, he argues, not only to disobey a bad law, but also to protest...

    Publisher : Open Road Media
    published : 2015
  • The role of civil disobedience, the act of defying society, is examined in "1984", "Antigone", "The Crucible", "Fahrenheit-451", and many more works. Featuring original essays and excerpts from critical analyses, this book gives students an insight into the subject theme.

    Publisher : Infobase Publishing
    published : 2010
  • A Book that Transformed America ?Friendship is first, Friendship last. But it is equally impossible to forget our Friends, and to make them answer to our ideal.?- Civil Disobedience, Henry David Thoreau Civil Disobedience was Thoreau's first published book and continues to transform American discourse. It is unusual for its symbolism and structure,...

    Publisher : Xist Publishing
    published : 2016
  • What role might civil disobedience play in the politics of representative democracies as power 'leaks' from the nation state? If traditional politics has surrendered to the interests of global corporations what are the consequences? Quill proposes a reappraisal of civil disobedience and civil obedience in order to address these and other questions.

    Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan UK
    published : 2009
  • For Ronit Krushka, thirty-two and single, who lives on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Orthodox Judaism is a suffocating culture she fled long ago. When she learns that her estranged father, the pre-eminent rabbi of the London Orthodox Jewish community in which she was raised, has died, she leaves behind her Friday night takeout, her troublesome romance,...

    Publisher : Touchstone
    published : 2006
  • The issues surrounding civil disobedience have been discussed since at least 399 BC and, in the wake of such recent events as the protest at Tiananmen Square, are still of great relevance. By presenting classic and current philosophical reflections on the issues, this book presents all the basic materials needed for a philosophical assessment of the...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2002
  • In† The Book, ¬†Alan Watts provides us with a much-needed answer to the problem of personal identity, distilling and adapting the Hindu philosophy of Vedanta. At the root of human conflict is our fundamental misunderstanding of who we are. The illusion that we are isolated beings, unconnected to the rest of the universe, has led us to view the ?outside?...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2011