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1 Anarchism is fraught with a number of internal contradictions that create the need for endless clarifications by its proponents and, at the same time, justify its dismissal by detractors. Conventionally regarded as the odd man out in a set of political ideologies that have developed out of the Enlightenment in the wake of the French Revolutionliberalism, conservatism, socialism, and utilitarianismanarchism clearly lacks the support and respect the other ideologies enjoy. Today, one might claim to be a liberal, a conservative, a Page 13 socialist, or even a utilitarian, but the person who embraces anarchism is likely to be regarded as a crank at best or a terrorist at worst.
Was set up unnecessarily; and that a country, where no one either eluded the laws, or made an ill use of magistracy, required neither laws nor magistrates" (Discourse, 239). 3 Despite the apparent alignment of Rousseau's ideas in the Second Discourse with anarchistic principles, the fit is far from precise. And the relationship of Rousseau to his first anarchist successor, William Page 19 Godwin, is problematic. Although he is generally sympathetic with the Rousseau of the Second Discourse, in Godwin's Enquiry Concerning Political Justice Rousseau's belief in natural virtue comes up for criticism.
5 This title goes to the heart of the problem Breton faced, as he struggled to reconcile individualist aesthetics with collectivist theory. The contemporary critical strategy of aestheticizing politics is one way to make this type of problem go away. Terry Eagleton's and Jameson's elegant books, for example, make the case for an aesthetics of ideology even as they argue for the ideology of the aesthetic. This solution to Breton's problemadapting aesthetics to politicswould never have occurred to Breton because he was coming at the problem from the perspective of a poet, not a theoretician or an ideologue.
Anarchy & culture: the aesthetic politics of modernism by David Weir