Spencer: Political Writings / Edition 1

Spencer: Political Writings / Edition 1

by Herbert Spencer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521437407

ISBN-13: 9780521437400

Pub. Date: 10/28/1993

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book presents Spencer's classic attempt to expose the flaws in socialism and to assert political individualism as the best way to guarantee social progress. It will be of interest to both undergraduates and specialists in politics, political theory, social policy, sociology and history.

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This book presents Spencer's classic attempt to expose the flaws in socialism and to assert political individualism as the best way to guarantee social progress. It will be of interest to both undergraduates and specialists in politics, political theory, social policy, sociology and history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521437400
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1993
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Principal events in Spencer's life; Bibliographical note; Editor's note; The Proper Sphere of Government; The Man versus the State; Appendix: Spencer's article of 1836 on the Poor Law; Index.

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