On the Duty of Civil Disobedience is an important essay written by American author and Philosopher Henry David Thoreau. This influencial work argues for individual resistance to civil government in opposition to an unjust state due to moral reasons. Thoreau compares government to a machine and argues that it is the duty of citizens to make sure that their government is just and that if it is not, it is equally their duty to stop the machine. On the Duty of Civil Disobedience is highly recommended for those who are interested in the writings of Henry David Thoreau and those who are discovering his works for the first time.
- Dewey Decimal: 323
- Physical Description: 5.6"x9.0"x0.3"; 0.1 lb; 52 pages
- Edition Info: Paperback; 2007-12-23
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