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Herbert Spencer

Mingardi, Alberto ;Meadowcroft, John

2013

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  • Title:
    Herbert Spencer
  • Author: Mingardi, Alberto ; Meadowcroft, John
  • Description: This is volume 18 in the Major Conservative and Libertarian Thinkers series..
    Cover -- HalfTitle -- Series -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Series Editor’s Preface -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Life and the Character -- Family and Dissent -- The World of Letters and The Economist -- George Eliot, Laurencina Potter, Beatrice Webb -- A Life of Books and Illness -- 3 Ideas -- Free Trade and the Proper Sphere of Government -- ‘Tapas’ of Synthetic Philosophy -- Spencer’s Early Dabbling with Political Philosophy -- The Law of Equal Freedom and the Principle of Utility -- Militancy and Industrialism -- Industrialism and Paci/ sm -- The Fate of the Unfit -- The Occasional Communist -- The Limits of Corporate Capitalism -- Divine Parliaments -- Herbert Spencer, Our Contemporary -- 4 Herbert Spencer’s Offspring -- A Progeny of Apostates -- To the Right of the Father -- Born in America -- 5 Who Should Read Spencer Today? -- Spencerian Themes for the Twentieth Century -- A Patron Saint for Anarchy? -- Towards a New Social Darwinism? -- An Author for Today? -- Bibliography -- Index -- .
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Publisher: New York: Bloomsbury Academic & Professional
  • Identifier: E-ISBN: 9781441108302 ; ISBN: 9781441164995
  • Subjects: Spencer, Herbert, -- 1820-1903 ; Philosophers -- Biography ; Scientists -- Biography
  • Language: English
  • Source: Ebook Central Perpetual and DDA titles (ProQuest)

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