An Essay towards the Present and Future Peace of Europe by the Establishment of an European Dyet, Parliament or Estates

TitleAn Essay towards the Present and Future Peace of Europe by the Establishment of an European Dyet, Parliament or Estates
Year for Search1693
AuthorsPenn, William (1644-1718)
Date Published1693
PublisherNp
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author, US author
Annotation

A proposal for a federation of European governments with the aim of establishing permanent peace. One of numerous such proposals, often called utopias; the best known is probably Immanuel Kant’s (1724-1804) Perpetual Peace (1795).

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The Political Writings of William Penn. Ed. Andrew R. Murphy (Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund, 2002), 401-19.

Author Note

The author (1644-1718) was a member of the Society of Friends (Quakers) and the founder of the Province of Pennsylvania, which became the current state.

Full Text

1693 Penn, William (1644-1718). An Essay towards the Present and Future Peace of Europe by the Establishment of an European Dyet, Parliament or Estates. London: Np. Rpt. in The Political Writings of William Penn. Ed. Andrew R. Murphy (Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund, 2002), 401-19.

A proposal for a federation of European governments with the aim of establishing permanent peace. One of numerous such proposals, often called utopias; the best known is probably Immanuel Kant’s (1724-1804) Perpetual Peace (1795). The author was a member of the Society of Friends (Quakers) and the founder of the Province of Pennsylvania, which became the current state.