TRADITIONS OF POLITICAL THEORY: ANARCHISM
The word Anarchy comes from the Greek word Anarkhos which means “without rule”.
It was first used in a negative sense during the French Revolution to discredit the protesters. Anarchism popularly means chaos and disorder.
Anarchy is a belief system that rejects governmental authority in favor of self-governing or community consensus that has become a synonym for chaos and the breakdown of civil order.
The first time the word was used in a positive sense by Pierre-Joseph Proudhon in his text What is Property? in which he declared, “I am an anarchist”.
The core value of anarchism is unrestricted personal autonomy
The first statement of the Anarchist principle wa