Political power and personal freedom : critical studies in democracy, communism, and civil rights /

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Main Author: Hook, Sidney, 1902-1989 (Author)
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Criterion Books, [1959]
Series:Legal classics library.
World constitutions illustrated.
Civil rights and social justice.
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Online Access:HeinOnline Legal Classics Library
HeinOnline World Constitutions Illustrated
HeinOnline Civil Rights and Social Justice
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Table of Contents:
  • The philosophical heritage of the Atlantic democracies
  • Democracy or republic?
  • Are there two kinds of democracy?
  • The justification of democracy
  • Bread, freedom, and free enterprise
  • Democracy as a philosophy of history
  • The degradation of the word
  • Democracy and desegregation
  • The conflict between the communist and democratic philosophies
  • Historical determinism and political fiat in Soviet communism
  • The individual in a totalitarian society
  • Science and dialectical materialism
  • The literature of political disillusionment
  • The psychology of the "fellow-traveler"
  • Ideological espionage
  • The problem of the ex-Communist
  • The fall of the town of Usher: a political fantasy
  • Security and freedom
  • Liberalism and the law
  • The fallacies of ritualistic liberalism
  • The ethics of employment
  • Academic freedom and academic integrity
  • The challenge to freedom
  • Karl Marx in limbo
  • Socialism and freedom
  • Socialism and freedom: a criticism of Sidney Hook by Max Eastman
  • Socialism without utopia: a rejoinder to Max Eastman
  • The nature and sources of fascism
  • Hitlerism: a non-metaphysical view
  • The strategy of political warfare
  • Socialism and the prospects of liberation
  • A foreign policy for freedom and survival
  • The intellectual in America.