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Summer 2014: Anarchism


Chicago

Saturdays 1–4PM CST

School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)
112 S. Michigan Ave. room 920

required / + recommended readings


Recommended background readings:

+ Chris Cutrone, "On anarchism and Marxism" (2008)
+ Trevor Bark, "Half-time team talk" (response to Cutrone) (2008)
+ Cutrone, "Against dogmatic abstraction" (2010)


Week 1 | Jun. 21, 2014

• Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, What is Property? (1840)
+ Max Stirner, The Ego and Its Own (1845)


Week 2 | Jun. 28, 2014

• Mikhail Bakunin, God and the State (1871)
+ Bakunin, A Critique of the German Social-Democratic Program (1870)
+ Bakunin, Marxism, Freedom and the State (1872)
+ Ferdinand Lassalle, Open letter to the German workers’ movement (1863)


Week 3 | Jul. 12, 2014

• Peter Kropotkin, Anarchist Communism (1909)
+ Kropotkin, “The Russian Revolution and the Soviet Government” (1919)
+ Kropotkin, The Conquest of Bread, especially Chapters 3, 11 and 12 (1906)


Week 4 | Jul. 19, 2014

• Errico Malatesta, Syndicalism and Anarchism (1926)
Malatesta and Nestor Makhno, About the Platform (1927-29)


Week 5 | Jul. 26, 2014

• Murray Bookchin, Listen, Marxist! (1969)


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