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The Anarchist's Myth: Autonomy, Children, and State Legitimacy

Ferracioli, Luara

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Philosophical anarchists have made their living criticizing theories of state legitimacy and the duty to obey the law. The most prominent theories of state legitimacy have been called into doubt by the anarchists’ insistence that citizens’ lack of consent to the state renders the whole justificatory enterprise futile. Autonomy requires consent, they argue, and justification must respect autonomy. In this essay, I want to call into question the weight of consent in protecting our capacity...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/49455
Source: Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy
DOI: 10.1111/hypa.12147

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