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Herbert Spencer

Alberto. Mingardi


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  • Title:
    Herbert Spencer
  • Author: Alberto. Mingardi
  • Description: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. The Life and the Character; 3. Ideas; 4. Herbert Spencer's Offspring; 5. Who Should Read Spencer Today?; Bibliography; Index
    This volume makes a compelling case for the continued relevance and significance of Herbert Spencer (1820-1904), one of the foremost intellectuals of the Victorian era whose work now tends to be regarded as being of purely historical interest. One of the originators of the evolutionary classical liberal or libertarian approach exemplified later by F. A. Hayek, Spencer engaged with such issues as the relationship between the individual and the state; the nature of majoritarian democracy; the legitimacy of private property; the consequences of the transition from relatively simple, feudal commun
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Publisher: London : Continuum
  • Format: 1 online resource (193 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-5013-0148-9;ISBN 1-283-27145-1;ISBN 9786613271457;ISBN 1-4411-0830-0
  • Subjects: Spencer, Herbert, 1820-1903; Philosophers -- Biography; Scientists -- Biography; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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