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$9.95, Paper, 400 pages, 1914

Mutual Aid, Petr Kropotkin 

Mutual Aid is Kropotkin’s classic anarchist answer to the misuse of the theory of “survival of the fittest.” He presents the progressive elements of evolution, cooperation and support within the species, as the actual and evolutionary basis for social growth.

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In the practice of mutual aid, which we can retrace to the earliest beginnings of evolution, we thus find the positive and undoubted origin of our ethical conceptions; and we can affirm that in the ethical progress of man, mutual support - not mutual struggle - has has the leading part. In its wide extension...we also see the best guarantee of a still loftier evolution of our race. - Excerpt

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