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On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience

  • This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ************. Civil Disobedience is an essay by Henry David Thoreau that was first published in 1849. It argues that people should not permit governments to overrule or atrophy their consciences, and that people have a duty to avoid allowing such acquiescence to enable...

    Publisher : MobileReference.com
    published : 2008
  • Penned by American philosopher and transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, On the Duty of Civil Disobedience examines the role of the individual?s conscience in governmental rule. Thoreau argues that individual citizens must not simply be subject to the decisions of government, but should question every political act to ensure that the system remains...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2013
  • Penned by American philosopher and transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, On the Duty of Civil Disobedience examines the role of the individual?s conscience in governmental rule. Thoreau argues that individual citizens must not simply be subject to the decisions of government, but should question every political act to ensure that the system remains...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2013
  • Civil Disobedience argues that citizens should not permit their governments to overrule their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing their acquiescence to enable the government to make them the agents of injustice. Thoreau was motivated in part by his disgust with slavery and the Mexican-American War, but the sentiments he expresses...

    Publisher : Start Publishing LLC
    published : 2013
  • On the Duty of Civil Disobedience (1849) is an essay by the American transcendentalist writer and poet Henry David Thoreau in which he insists that rebelling against a government is a duty whenever such a government starts taking decisions against the will of the people. Thoreau justifies his radical stance by the fact that elected governments are...

    Publisher : Copyright Group
    published : 2013
  • 'On the Duty of Civil Disobedience' argues that citizens should not permit their government to overrule their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing their acquiescence to enable the government to make them the agents of injustice. Thoreau was motivated in part by his disgust with slavery and the Mexican-American War, but the sentiments...

    Publisher : Dancing Unicorn Books
    published : 2016
  • Raising his voice against the mass slavery that ensued with the Industrial era, Thoreau has penned this brilliant work. Combining the wisdom of the antiquity with his own intellectual precept, he deals with the problems of the new age and comes up with universal solutions. He further expounds on the duty of every citizen to safeguard his rights and...

    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2007
  • In Walden , Henry David Thoreau reflects on two years living in solitude at Walden Pond and the rewards of a nonmaterialistic existence. "On the Duty of Civil Disobedience" discusses his belief in nonviolent protests against injustice.

    Publisher : Lerner Publishing Group
    published : 2014
  • In Walden , Henry David Thoreau reflects on two years living in solitude at Walden Pond and the rewards of a nonmaterialistic existence. "On the Duty of Civil Disobedience" discusses his belief in nonviolent protests against injustice.

    Publisher : Lerner Publishing Group
    published : 2014
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