Panarchy

Towards voluntary communities

(2023)

 


An anthology on Panarchy, edited by Gian Piero de Bellis


 

Contents

 

Introduction 

ACT I : The Origin of the Idea 

1. Gustave de Molinari On the Production of Security (1849)
2. Report of a meeting of the Société d'Économie Politiqueof Paris (1849)
3. Herbert Spencer  The Right to Ignore the State (1851) 

 

ACT II : The Formulation of the Idea 

4. Paul-Émile de Puydt Panarchy (1860)
5. Charles de Brouchère  Review of Panarchy by Paul-Émile de Puydt (1860) 
6. Gian Piero de Bellis  Dicovering de Puydt (2008) 

 

ACT III : From Anarchy to Panarchy 

7. Pierre-Joseph Proudhon On the mixing of forms of government (1865) 
8. Benjamin R. Tucker  Voluntary contract and compulsory taxation (1887)
9. Benjamin R. Tucker  The nature of the state (1887) 
10. Stephen T. Byington  Precedents for Anarchistic Society (1894) 
11. Joseph A. Labadie  The Meaning of Anarchy (1896) 
12. J. A. Maryson  Some misconceptions of Anarchism (1904) 
13. Max Nettlau  Panarchy. A Forgotten Idea of 1860 (1909) 

 

ACT IV : Resumption and Dissemination of the Idea 

14. John Zube  The Gospel of Panarchy according to sinner John (1986) 
15. John Zube  The Road to Voluntaryism (1986)
16. John Zube  Notes on Panarchy and Anarchy (1986)
17. John Zube  Panarchy described by the simple system of Aphthonius (2005) 

 

ACT V : Past and Recent Elaboration of the Idea 

Humanists – Voluntaryists – Anarchists

18. Frédéric Bastiat  The Law (1850) 
19. Auberon Herbert  On Voluntaryism (1885) 
20. Voltairine de Cleyre  Anarchism (1901) 
21. Werner Ackermann et alii  The Cosmopolitan Union (1930) 
22. Henri Léon Follin  Cosmometapolis (1934) 
23. George Santayana  Many Nations in One Empire (1934)
24. Karl Hess  Anarchy without Hyphens (1980) 
25. Carl Watner  Fundamentals of Voluntaryism (2006) 
26. Yves Plasseraud  Choose Your Own Nationality or The Long-Forgotten History of Cultural Autonomy (2000) 

Logicians – Cyberneticians – Futurists

27. Moritz Schlick  The State (1952)
28. William Ross Ashby  Cybernetics and Requisite Variety (1956)
29. Anonymous  democracy with a small "d" (1962) 
30. Robert A. Heinlein  Panarchy on the Moon (1966)
31. John Gall  The Principle of Hegemonic Indeterminacy (1975) 
32. Le Grand E. Day  The Theory of Multigovernment (1969-1977) 

 

ACT VI : Towards the Future 

33. Carl Watner  The Exit Option (1989) 
34. David Taylor  For Panarchy (1989) 
35. Richard CB Johnsson  To the Monopolists of All Parties (2005) 
36. Gian Piero de Bellis  Panarchy - Polyarchy - Personarchy (2005) 
37. Michael S. Rozeff  Liberty in the Choice of Governance (2009)
38. Dwight Johnson  The End of Modern Serfdom (2009) 
39. Arnold Kling  Exit, Voice, and Freedom: An Example (2009) 
40. Max Borders  The Real Social Contract. A challenge to partisans: What if you really could have your chosen system? (2013) 
41. Paul Bonneau  Reflections on Panarchy (2013-2014) 
42. Thomas Knapp  Breaking up is Hard to do. Or is it? (2017) 
43. Aviezer Tucker  Panarchy : The State 2.0 (2017) 

General Considerations

 

 


 

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