Peter Kropotkin

Prince Pyotr Alexeyevich Kropotkin (Russian: Пётр Алексе́евич Кропо́ткин; 9 December 1842 – 8 February 1921) was a Russian zoologist, evolutionary theorist, philosopher, scientist, revolutionary, economist, activist, geographer, writer, and one of the world's foremost anarcho-communists.

Kropotkin advocated a communist society free from central government and based on voluntary associations between workers. He wrote many books, pamphlets and articles, the most prominent being The Conquest of Bread and Fields, Factories and Workshops, and his principal scientific offering, Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution. He also contributed the article on anarchism to the Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition.

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  • Anarchy
  • Anti-authoritarianism
  • Anti-capitalism
  • Anti-statism
  • Proletarian internationalism
  • Class consciousness
  • Class struggle
  • Classless society
  • Common ownership
  • Commons
  • Commune
  • Consensus democracy
  • Co-operative economics
  • Direct democracy
  • Egalitarian community
  • Free association
  • Free store
  • "From each according to his ability,
    to each according to his need"
  • Mass strike
  • Gift economy
  • Market abolitionism
  • Mutual aid
  • Prefigurative politics
  • Primitive communism
  • Stateless communism
  • Stateless society
  • Workers control
  • Workers cooperative
  • Workers council
  • Wage slavery
People
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  • Errico Malatesta
  • Emma Goldman
  • Luigi Galleani
  • Ricardo Flores Magón
  • Alexander Berkman
  • Buenaventura Durruti
  • Volin
  • Sébastien Faure
  • Nestor Makhno
  • Murray Bookchin
  • Albert Meltzer
Organizational forms
  • Platformism
  • Synthesis federations
Theoretical works
  • The Conquest of Bread
  • Fields, Factories and Workshops
  • Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution
  • Anarchism and Other Essays
  • Now and After
  • The Right To Be Greedy
  • Post-Scarcity Anarchism
Related topics
  • Anarchism
  • Autonomism
  • Communization
  • Council communism
  • Left communism
  • Libertarian socialism
  • Social anarchism

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