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[proo-dawn] /pruˈdɔ̃/
Pierre Joseph
[pyer zhaw-zef] /pyɛr ʒɔˈzɛf/ (Show IPA),
1809–65, French socialist and writer. Unabridged
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  • Because it is better for them to know about these animals than about Proudhon or Adam Smith!

    Virgin Soil Ivan S. Turgenev
  • It is also easy to understand why Proudhon took up later on the same idea.

    The Conquest of Bread Peter Kropotkin
  • Granted their sociological premises, based on Proudhon, they are too logical.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • Billault and Proudhon have commenced the proof, and I will try and complete it.

    Protection and Communism Frederic Bastiat
  • Proudhon said (rather, Brisson before him), "Property is theft."

    Egoists James Huneker
  • It did not originate with Messieurs Considrant and Proudhon.

  • The fundamental dogma of Proudhon himself is the mutuality of services.

  • Proudhon described the idea of Progress as the railway of liberty.

  • He could never have said with Proudhon that woman is the desolation of the just; for him woman is often an obsession.

    Unicorns James Huneker
  • Should I only be the holder of property (an allusion to Proudhon)?

    Anarchism and Socialism

    George Plechanoff
British Dictionary definitions for Proudhon


/French prudɔ̃/
Pierre Joseph (pjɛr ʒozɛf). 1809–65, French socialist, whose pamphlet What is Property? (1840) declared that property is theft
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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