1st Edition

The Elements of Social Justice (Routledge Revivals)

ISBN 9780415557825
Published November 12, 2009 by Routledge
210 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1922, this title written by L. T. Hobhouse, British politician and one of the leading theorists of Social Liberalism, is a seminal work concerning the social application of ethical principles for the common good.

Table of Contents

1. Ethics and Social Philosophy  2. Rights and Duties  3. Liberty (1) Moral Freedom  4. Liberty (2) Social and Political Freedom  5. Justice and Equality  6. Personal Justice  7. The Payment of Service  8. Property and Economic Organisation  9. Social and Personal Factors in Wealth  10. Industrial Organisation 11. Democracy  


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'The light that streams into darkness from Dr. Hobson's study window is clear, bright and steady ... A remarkably able book.' - The Times

'He combines profound penetration with wide range and catholic sympathies. Unlike so many philosophical books, this one is written in English that is good to read.' - Manchester Guardian

'Profoundly interesting ... posesses the high quality of truthfulness and scientific good faith.' - Westminster Gazette