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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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  • He has written many political works, and translated Proudhon, for whom he has much admiration, into Spanish.

  • Because it is better for them to know about these animals than about Proudhon or Adam Smith!

    Virgin Soil Ivan S. Turgenev
  • The anarchy of Proudhon was visionary, humanitarian, and idealistic.

  • Granted their sociological premises, based on Proudhon, they are too logical.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • This is a bad look-out for the great moral revolution upon which Proudhon more and more based all his hopes.

    Anarchism E. V. Zenker
  • Billault and Proudhon have commenced the proof, and I will try and complete it.

    Protection and Communism Frederic Bastiat
  • At eight years of age, Proudhon either made himself useful in the house, or tended the cattle out of doors.

    What is Property? P. J. Proudhon
  • Proudhon said (rather, Brisson before him), "Property is theft."

    Egoists James Huneker
  • At sixteen he had read the Latin authors, and the economical works of Proudhon.

  • It did not originate with Messieurs Considrant and Proudhon.

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
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