First published in 1925. This book is a brief analysis of the historical relation of contemporary writers to their immediate predecessors. The author attempts to further a comprehensive summary of certain selected writers, with a criticism of their ideas, while in the last chapter an attempt is made at synthesis. Among those whose work is examined are Ramsay MacDonald, Bertrand Russell, Harold Laski, the Pauls, Hobhouse, Bryce, G. D. H. Cole, Norman Angell, etc. This title will be of great interest to students of politics, philosophy and history.
1. The Heritance 2. The Psychologists: McDougall and Wallas 3. The Idealists: Jones and Watson 4. The Individualists: Cecil and Mallock 5. The Collectivists: The Webbs and MacDonald 6. The Pluralists: I. Laski and Russell 7. The Pluralists: II. Cole 8. The Communists: William Paul and E. and C. Paul 9. The Theory of Compromise: Hobhouse and Bryce 10. Internationalism: Norman Angell 11. The Governance of a Utopia 12. The State of Literature: I. The Drama 13. The State of Literature: II. The Novel 14. The Future; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy (54 Volume set) presents titles, originally published between 1924 and 2003. Political theory has a long history and broad scope, this set draws together research from leading academics covering key themes such as: liberty and justice, power, federalism, anarchy and direct action, socialism, Marxism and liberalism. It will be of interest to students of both politics and philosophy.