By Comfort, Alex; Read, Herbert; Ward, Colin; Honeywell, Carissa; Read, Herbert; Ward, Colin; Comfort, Alex

ISBN-10: 1441190171

ISBN-13: 9781441190178

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ISBN-13: 9781441198839

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Read’s educational philosophy developed his emphasis on freedom as a condition of active and dynamic selfhood. Herbert Read: Anarchism and Modernity 33 Also developed in Read’s educational writing was the conceptual synthesis between individuality and sociability. This relied in part on his reading of Jung’s notions of archetypal symbolism and collective unconscious. Through this reading Read emphasized the correlation between the insights of the individual imagination and the awareness of shared experience.

R. Orage, nurtured Read’s approach. Read was also conscious of the British literary tradition of socialism. ’3 To this native tradition of socialism, which included John Ruskin, William 32 A BRITISH ANARCHIST TRADITION Morris and Oscar Wilde, Read added his modernism and his unequivocal anarchism, drawing on its innate suspicion of militarism, industrialization and mass production. To these influences he added Kropotkin’s emphasis on natural and spontaneous order. Specifically, the natural order described by Kropotkin in his works Mutual Aid, of 1902 and Ethics: Origin and Development, of 1924.

Benedict Anderson, Under Three Flags: Anarchism and the Anti-Colonial Imagination (London: Verso, 2005); Uri Gordon, Anarchy Alive: Anti-Authoritarian Politics from Practice to Theory (London: Pluto Press, 2008); Simon Critchley, Infinitely Demanding: Ethics of Commitment, Politics of Resistance (London: Verso, 2007); Paul McLaughlin, Anarchism and Authority : A Philosophical Introduction to Classical Anarchism (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007); Benjamin Franks, Rebel Alliances: The Means and Ends of Contemporary British Anarchisms (Edinburgh: AK, 2006); Samuel Clark, Living without Domination : The Possibility of an Anarchist Utopia (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007); Ruth Kinna, Anarchism: A Beginners Guide (Oxford: Oneworld Publications, 2005); David Graeber, Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology (Chicago: Prickly Paradigm Press, 2004); Todd May, The Political Philosophy of Poststructuralist Anarchism (Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1994); Saul Newman, From Bakunin to Lacan: AntiAuthoritarianism and the Dislocation of Power (London: Lexington, 2001); Lewis Call, Postmodern Anarchism (Lanham: Oxford: Lexington, 2002).

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