Category Archives: Kropotkin

Darwin without Malthus: The Russian Evolutionary Thought

The first book in English to examine in detail the scientific work of 19th-century Russian evolutionists, and the first in any language to explore the relationship of their theories to their economic, political, and natural milieu. This book addresses one … Continue reading

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Kropotkin’s Theory of Mutual Aid

Prince Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin (1842-1921) is well-known to Western scholars as a leader of the international anarchist movement and as the author of Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution. One is tempted to see his ideas about cooperation in nature as the simple … Continue reading

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