Yet, Barsky suggests that Chomsky's view that innate knowledge constrains language acquisition betrays the influence not only of Cartesian rationalism but also of Rudolf Rocker's anti-authoritarian, organic conception of language, just as Chomsky's linguistic concept of the creative use of language leads to educational practices that foster creativity and growth rather than mechanically dictate direction, and so also leads ultimately to the fight for an anarchist society
that will 'allow all persons to explore the innate qualities with which each person is endowed' (138).
In considering the possible advent of anarchist society
, the banker employs a categorical syllogism:
Nowhere is an anarchist society
, and Tolkien wrote of the Shire as having "hardly any 'government'" (Fellowship 18).
The second volume will discuss whether individualist anarchism is capitalistic, anarchist opposition to state socialism, and the outlines of anarchist society
, among other topics.
In an attempt to address what has been called a striking description of the seductions and snares of anarchist society
, the contributors of these 16 articles analyze various aspects of its politics, including the open-ended utopian, post-consumerist, classic anarchist, temporal, and revolutionary, with individual essays' topics including the need for walls, self- reflexivity, ambiguity, pluralism and community, ecological political theory, Marcuse and the fate of utopia in the postmodern, and questions of individual and community.