Pierre Jo·seph [pyer zhaw-zef] /pyɛr ʒɔˈzɛf/, 1809–65, French socialist and writer. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of proudhon

  • 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."


    James Huneker

British Dictionary definitions for proudhon



Pierre Joseph (pjɛr ʒozɛf). 1809–65, French socialist, whose pamphlet What is Property? (1840) declared that property is theft
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