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Liberalism (Galaxy Books)

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Liberalism. LIBERALISM CHAPTER I BEFORE LIBERALISM - THE modern State is the distinctive product of unique civilization. But it is a product which is still in the making, and a part of the process is a struggle between new and old principles of social order. To understand the new, which is our main purpose, we must first cast a glance at the old. We must understand what th ...more
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Michael Meeuwis
Jul 17, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Hobhouse is becoming one of my pet hobby-horses: one of the more amenable political thinkers you may not have heard of. This is Liberal Socialism, a type of political theory that (at present) seems well-primed to irritate the greatest number of people on both the contemporary life and right. On the other hand, its attempt to balance markets (typical of classical liberalism) with elements of socialism feels like a project we're still trying to sort out. Describing social "harmony" after Stalinism ...more
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Public domain book from 1919. Basically overview on the history of liberal thought.
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Because he is listed in The Encyclopedia of Philosophy, The Routledge Dictionary of Twentieth Century Political Thinkers, and The Fontana Dictionary of Modern Thinkers under the name 'Leonard Trelawney Hobhouse', all of his books have been brought tog
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