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Civil Disobedience and Nuclear Protest

A Reply to Dworkin
by / RP 044 (Autumn 1986) / Article

Philosophical writing about civil disobedience tends to reach only the vaguest of conclusions: that it is normally wrong to disobey the law in a democratic society, but that in some circumstances civil disobedience may be justified, provided the issue is sufficiently serious and weighty and alternative methods have been tried without success. That …