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AN EXAMINATION OF A NOBLE SENTIMENT
THE BANQUET OF LIFE
SOME NATURAL RIGHTS
THE ABOLITION OF POVERTY
THE BOON OF NATURE
A GROUP OF NATURAL MONOPOLIES
ANOTHER CHAPTER ON MONOPOLY
IS LIBERTY A LOST BLESSING?
WHO IS FREE? IS IT THE SAVAGE?
WHO IS FREE? IS IT THE CIVILIZED MAN?
WHO IS FREE? IS IT THE MILLIONAIRE?
WHO IS FREE? IS IT THE TRAMP?
LIBERTY AND RESPONSIBILITY
LIBERTY AND LAW
LIBERTY AND DISCIPLINE
LIBERTY AND PROPERTY
LIBERTY AND OPPORTUNITY
LIBERTY AND LABOR
DOES LABOR BRUTALIZE?
LIBERTY AND MACHINERY
THE DISAPPOINTMENT OF LIBERTY
SOME POINTS IN THE NEW SOCIAL CREED
THE FAMILY MONOPOLY
THE FAMILY AND PROPERTY
THE STATE AND MONOPOLY
DEMOCRACY AND PLUTOCRACY
DEFINITIONS OF DEMOCRACY AND PLUTOCRACY
THE CONFLICT OF PLUTOCRACY AND DEMOCRACY
DEMOCRACY AND MODERN PROBLEMS
SEPARATION OF STATE AND MARKET
SOCIAL WAR IN DEMOCRACY
ECONOMICS AND POLITICS
THE POWER AND BENEFICENCE OF CAPITAL 1899
SOCIOLOGICAL FALLACIES 1884
WHAT OUR BOYS ARE READING 1880
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anarchistic become boys capital century chances civil liberty consequences definition demand democracy doctrine dogma duties earth hunger economic effect effort element emancipation equal erty ethical fact folly force give guarantee ical ideals industrial institutions interests labor land legislation limited living mankind marriage Marx matter means ment modern monogamic Monroe doctrine moral natural monopoly natural rights never nomic notion of liberty organization Panama Congress parents persons phenomena philosophy plutocracy plutocratic political popular population position possession poverty present primitive privileges proposition question railroad reason regard regulation relations responsibility revolt savage sense sentiment serf servitude slavery slaves social science social war sociology struggle for existence Sumner things tion tradition true truth wealth whole William Graham Sumner William Lyon Phelps Yale
Page xxi - Does it require deep intuition to comprehend that man's ideas, views, and conceptions, in one word, man's consciousness, changes with every change in the conditions of his material existence, in his social relations and in his social life?
Page 17 - The classification of facts, the recognition of their sequence and relative significance is the function of science, and the habit of forming a judgment upon these facts unbiased by personal feeling is characteristic of what may be termed the scientific frame of mind.
Page 17 - The classification of facts and the formation of absolute judgments upon the basis of this classification — judgments independent of the idiosyncrasies of the individual mind — essentially sum up the aim and method of modern science.
Page xxi - The two races have not yet made new mores. Vain attempts have been made to control the new order by legislation. The only result is the proof that legislation cannot make mores.
Page 24 - The only security," said the aging Sumner in 1905 to a group of young men who had just been initiated into the society of Sigma Xi, "is the constant practise of critical thinking. We ought never to accept fantastic notions of any kind ; we ought to test all notions ; we ought to pursue all propositions until we find out their connection with reality.