Today and Tomorrow Volume 14 Society and the State

Archon or the Future of Government Cain or the Future of Crime Solon or the Price of Justice Lycurgus, or the Future of the Law Fortuna, or Chance and Design

By Fyfe, Godwin, Harvey, Haynes, Young

© 2008 – Routledge

492 pages

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Hardback: 9780415463256
pub: 2008-03-31
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About the Book

Archon or the Future of Government

Hamilton Fyfe

Originally published in 1927

"This is a good essay on the nature of government, or politics." Economic Review

"Writes with a wide experience and an intimate knowledge". Daily Herald.

This volume surveys the methods of government in the past and considers the conditions of government in the world of the early twentieth century. It predicts a system under which the affairs of communities will be managed by people specially trained for the job.

90pp

Cain, or the Future of Crime

George Godwin

Originally published in 1928.

"Compels the reader to think…" Saturday Review

"…makes out a strong case against the stupidity and cruelty of our present dealings with crime." Evening Standard

In this volume the criminal is considered as curable and incurable; and the duty of Society to cure, in the one case and its right to destroy in the other, is discussed. Arguing that psychology is the rational instrument in the treatment of delinquency the volume then envisages criminal courts divested of power of punishment.

102pp.

Solon or the Price of Justice

C P Harvey

Originally published in 1931.

This volume calls attention to the exorbitant expense of civil actions. A scholarly review of the historical causes of this is followed by examination of the various solutions that have been proposed.

100pp

Lycurgus or the Future of Law

E S P Haynes

Originally published in 1925

"A thoughtful book – deserves careful reading…" Law Times

"A humane and conscientious investigation." T P’s Weekly

This volume provides an analysis of the Law in England of the 1920s?? and deals with legislation, the law courts, criminal law, family law, land-laws, costs, international law, and individual liberty.

80pp.

Fortuna

Or Chance and Design

Norwood Young

Originally published in 1929

"Ingenious. His study of the "laws of chance" are not meant for those who wish to acquire sudden fortunes." T P’s Weekly.

A philosophical essay on the subject of chance which is illustrated with examples from evolution, religion, economics and gambling.

Table of Contents

Today and Tomorrow Volume 14 Society and the State includes Archon or the Future of Government by Hamilton Fyfe, Cain, or the Future of Crime by George Godwin, Solon or the Price of Justice by C P Harvey, Lycurgus or the Future of Law by E S P Haynes and Fortuna, Or Chance and Design by Norwood Young. 498pp

About the Author

Hamilton Fyfe

George Godwin

C P Harvey

E S P Haynes

Norwood Young

Subject Categories

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REFERENCE / General
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SOCIAL SCIENCE / General