John M. Hobson is Professor of Politics and International Relations at the University of Sheffield and is the great grandson of J.A. Hobson. His books are: Everyday Politics of the World Economy (CUP, 2007, co-edited with Leonard Seabrooke), The Eastern Origins of Western Civilisation (CUP, 2004), Historical Sociology of International Relations (CUP, 2002, co-edited with Stephen Hobden), The State and International Relations (CUP, 2000), The Wealth of States (CUP, 1997), and, States and Economic Development (Polity, 1995, co-authored with Linda Weiss). He works at the interface of International Relations, World History/Historical Sociology and Political Economy.
Colin Tyler is Reader in Political Theory at the University of Hull. His latest book is Idealist Political Philosophy: Pluralism and conflict in the absolute idealist tradition (Thoemmes Continuum, 2006). He edited Unpublished Manuscripts in British Idealism: Political philosophy, theology and social thought, 2 vols (Thoemmes Continuum, 2005), and several other sets of British idealist writings. He works in the areas of idealism and the New Liberals, as well as critical global political economy.
Part 1: Introduction: The International Man: A Report from EarthJohn M. HobsonPart 2:The South Place Ethical Society Lectures and related writing, 1932 -1938 1. Remaking the World 2. Is World Government Possible? 3. Our Selves 4. The Will to Power 5. The Popular Mind 6. ‘Is International Economic Government Possible?’ 7. The Causes of War 8. Thoughts on Our Present Discontents 9. The Sense of Responsibility