Resistance to Civil Government (Civil Disobedience) is an essay by American transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau that was first published in In it. Results 1 – 30 of 43 Desobediencia Civil by Henry David Thoreau and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Aug 31, &IJ (” 9 # 14 &K & 8 9 I ” 4 B & IJ ” ” 4 V 9 15 D (! D (9 28 & ]4 R, X %&8 A & ” ” &! & 29 “! Desobedi√™ncia Civil – Henry David Thoreau.

Author: Nebar Tokazahn
Country: Albania
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Photos
Published (Last): 18 May 2016
Pages: 292
PDF File Size: 11.54 Mb
ePub File Size: 2.16 Mb
ISBN: 971-2-13856-496-5
Downloads: 48401
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Malakasa

Boston and New York: Democracy is no cure for this, as majorities simply by virtue of being majorities do not also gain the virtues of wisdom and justice.

Although this is an acceptable dictionary definition of the word civilit is not what is intended here. Simple living Tax resistance. He went to gaol for the sake of his principles and suffering humanity. This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat Thoreau asserts that because governments are typically more harmful than helpful, they therefore cannot be justified.

In a constitutional republic like the United States, people often think that the proper response to an unjust law is to try to use the political process to change the law, but to obey and respect the law until it is changed. Wendell Phillips Before the Concord Lyceum. On Civil Disobedience is another common title.


Sobre el deber de la desobediencia civil : Henry David Thoreau :

No other person dssobediencia been more eloquent and passionate in getting this idea across than Henry David Thoreau. Oxford University Press, p. I read it with the strong feeling that here was something that concerned me directly This is not to say that you have an obligation to devote your life to fighting for thoresu, but you do have an obligation not to commit injustice and not to give injustice your practical support.

thoresu Because the government will retaliate, Thoreau says he prefers living simply because he therefore has less to lose. Thoreau’s Slavery in Massachusetts which also advances this argument. Because of this, it is “not too soon for honest men to rebel and revolutionize”. The one that is intended in this case is “relating to citizens and their interrelations with one another or with the state”, and so civil disobedience means “disobedience to the state”.

Civil Disobedience (Thoreau) – Wikipedia

His essay has, therefore, been sanctified by suffering. Emerson, 23 February Based on the Writings of Thomas Jefferson: An aphorism often erroneously attributed to Thomas Jefferson[16] “That government is best which governs least Views Read Edit View history.

As governments go, he felt, the U.

I think an argument can be made that it is not very likely he would ever have made such a statement, because it does not square with his views. Here, in this courageous New Englander’s refusal to pay his taxes and his choice of jail rather than support a war that would spread slavery’s territory into Mexico, I made my first contact with the theory of nonviolent thoteau.


The word civil has several definitions. Available at the Internet Archive. Government is at best but an expedient; but most governments are usually, and all governments are sometimes, inexpedient. Archived from the original on September 22, The only obligation which I have a right to assume is to do at any time what I think right From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Wikipedia pending changes protected desobeddiencia Articles with LibriVox links Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz work identifiers. Inabout one year into his first satyagraha campaign in South Africahe wrote a translated synopsis of Thoreau’s argument for Indian Opinioncredited Thoreau’s essay with being “the chief cause of the abolition of slavery in America”, and wrote civkl “Both his example and writings are at present exactly applicable to the Indians in the Transvaal.

Sobre el deber de la desobediencia civil

Retrieved from ” https: Martin Luther Desobdiencia, Jr. Is a democracy, such as we know it, the last improvement possible in government? There will never be a really free and enlightened State until the State comes to recognize the individual as a higher and independent power, from which all its own power and authority are derived, and treats him accordingly.

No Comments

Categories: Finance