Critics of Henry George: An Appraisal of Their Strictures on Progress and Poverty / Edition 1

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Overview

Since its publication in 1979, Critics of Henry George has achieved an international reputation as by far the most comprehensive review and analysis of the objections leveled against Henry George's American classic, Progress and Poverty. George's 19th century classic argument for land reform produced an army of critics including Alfred Marshall, J. B. Clark, F. A. Walker and in the 20th century, Edwin Cannan, Murray Rothbard and Mark Blaug. In recent years Georgist insights have been gaining ground in economics on a variety of fronts especially in the areas of the economics of location and public finance. Now, more than a century after George and 25 years after the first edition of the Critics of Henry George, the Critics has been expanded, revised and enlarged by Dr. Robert Andelson. The Andelson revision will include a revised last chapter evaluating Georgism as it was interpreted by its critics.

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Robert V. Andelson is a Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Auburn University and is a lifelong philosopher and student of the basic principles of social justice and economic reform, ultimately derived from the ideas of the great American reformer, Henry George. He has served as President of the International Union for Land-Value Taxation and Free Trade.

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Table of Contents

VOLUME I.

Part I: Prolegomena.

Chapter 1 Introduction. (Robert V. Andelson).

Chapter 2 The Essential Henry George. (Louis Wasserman).

Part II: Nineteenth-Century British and Continental Critics.

Chapter 3 Leveleye: A Critic Ripe for Conversion. (Roy Douglas).

Chapter 4 Marshall: A Professional Economist Guards the Purity of his Discipline. (Robert F. Herbert).

Chapter 5 Longe and Wrightson: Conservative Critics of George’s Wage Theory. (Fred Harrsion).

Chapter 6 Mallock and the “Most Elaborate Answer”. (Roy Douglas).

Chapter 7 Moffat’s “Unorthodox” Critique. (George Babilot).

Chapter 8 Cathrein’s Careless Clerical critique. (Robert V. Andelson).

Chapter 9 Huxley’s Critique from Social Darwinisim. (Roy Douglas).

Chapter 10 Rae: A Journalist Out of His Depth. (Aaron B. Fuller).

Part III: Nineteenth-Century American Critic.

Chapter 11 Dixwell: Animadversions of an Admiring Adversary. ( George Babilot).

Chapter 12 Walker: The General Leads the Charge. (Steven B. Cord).

Chapter 13 Harris and His Anachronistic Attack. (Charles F. Collier).

Chapter 14 Gronlund and Other Marxists. (Fred Harrison).

Chapter 15 Rutherford: “The Devil Quotes Scripture” (Charles F. Collier).

Chapter 16 Ingalls, Hasnon, and Tucker: Nineteenth-Century American Anarchists. (Jack Schwartzman).

Chapter 17 Atkinson: An Ill-informed Assailant. (William B. Truehart).

Chapter 18 Clark:Apostle of Two-Factor Economics. (Kris Feder).

Chapter 19 Pattern: A Study in Intellectual Dishonesty. (Charles F. Collier).

Chapter 20 Seligman and His Critique from Social Utility. (Robert V. Anderson and Mason Gaffney).

VOLUME II.

Part IV: Critics in The Twentieth Century and Beyond.

Chapter 21 A Cannan Hits the Mark. (Mason Gaffney).

Chapter 22 Davenport: “Single Taxer of the Looser Observance. (Aaron B. Fuller).

Chapter 23 Carver: Reluctant Demi-Georgist. (Robert V. Andelson).

Chapter 24 Ryan and His Domestication of Natural Law. (Robert V, Andelson).

Chapter 25 Alcazar’s “Most Voluminous of All Assaults”. (James L. Busey).

Chapter 26 Ely: A Liberal Economist Defends Landlordism. (Steven B. Cord and Robert V. Andelson).

Chapter 27 Knight: Nemesis from the Chicago School. (Nicolaus Tideman and Florenz Plassmann).

Chapter 28 Heath: Estranged Georgist. (Fred E. Foldvary).

Chapter 29 Hayek: “Almost Persuaded”. (Robert V. Andelson).

Chapter 30 Hardin’s Putative Critique. (Robert V. Andelson).

Chapter 31 Reckoning with Rothbard. (Harold Kyriazi).

Chapter 32 LeFevre’s Challenge. (Damon J. Gross).

Chapter 33 Oser: Reservations of a Friendly Commentator. (Oscar B. Johannsen.

Chapter 34 Blaug: Edging Toward Full Appreciation. (Mary M. Cleveland).

Part V: Conculsions.

Chapter 35 Neo-Georgism. (Robert V. Andelson).

Notes on Contributors.

Index.

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