The Filipino as Libertarian Contemporary Implications of Anarchism

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Charles J-H MacDonald is senior fellow emeritus, National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), Université d’Aix-Marseille, Faculté de Médecine Secteur Nord, CS80011 – Bat A, Bd Pierre Dramard, 13344 Marseille Cedex 15, France. He has done extensive fieldwork with the Palawan indigenous community in the southern Philippines as well as with the Raglai culture and society of southern Vietnam and has published extensively on Palawan ethnography and on various other topics. Recent publications include Uncultural Behavior: An Anthropological Investigation of Suicide in the Southern Philippines (2007); an edited volume on naming systems; and several papers relating to anarchic, egalitarian, and open-aggregated organizations. This article is reprinted with permission from Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnoraphic Viewpoints vol. 61 no. 4 (2013): 413–36.