• Ethics,  Philosophy,  Political,  politics

    The government of man; an introduction to ethics and politics PDF book (1913) by George Sidney Brett

    Download The government of man; an introduction to ethics and politics PDF book (1913) by George Sidney Brett. Excerpt:  The life of the individual is a series of events more or less capable of becoming a system. As a rule, the life of the child is less organized than that of the adult, and maturity is the period of greatest organization. There are, of course, many different types of organization: in some cases, a high degree of concentration upon a single idea or purpose will produce an exact adjustment of every other part of the person’s life to this one end; and this may occur very early in life.  Still,…

  • Economy,  Paternalism,  Political,  politics

    The menace of Paternalism by Otto Hermann Kahn PDF book (1918)

    The menace of Paternalism by Otto Hermann  Kahn PDF book An address before the Convention of The American Bankers Association Chicago, September 27, 1918Paternalism is an action that limits a person’s or group’s liberty or autonomy and is intended to promote their own good. Paternalism can also imply that the behavior is against or regardless of the will of a person, or also that the behavior expresses an attitude of superiority. [Download This PDF Book ##download##]

  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau,  Political,  politics,  social contract

    The social contract & discourses by Jean-Jacques Rousseau 1923 Free PDF book

    Download The social contract and discourses by Jean-Jacques Rousseau 1923 Free PDF book fOR the study of the great writers and thinkers of the past, historical imagination is the first necessity. Without mentally referring to the environment in which they lived, we cannot hope to penetrate below the inessential and temporary to the absolute and permanent value of their thought. Theory, no less than action, is subject to these necessities; the form in which men cast their speculations, no less than the ways in which they behave, are the result of the habits of thought and action which they find around them. Great men make, indeed, individual contributions to the…

  • Antonio Gramsci,  Communism,  Philosophy,  Political,  politics

    Antonio Gramsci Selections From The Prison Notebooks PDF book

    Antonio Gramsci Selections From The Prison Notebooks PDF book Antonio Francesco Gramsci was an Italian Marxist philosopher and communist politician. He wrote on political theory, sociology and linguistics. He attempted to break from the economic determinism of traditional Marxist thought and so is considered a key neo-Marxist. On cultural hegemony, intellectual leadership and a strategy for revolutionA previous English translation of some of the works of Gramsci contained in this volume, together with one or two of the earlier writings, translated and edited by Louis Marks, was published by Lawrence and Wishart in 1957, under the title The Modern Prince and other Essays. There also exist a number of Italian…

  • History,  Political,  politics

    The Naked Communist by W. Cleon Skousen PDF book

    The Naked Communist by W. Cleon Skousen  PDF book Excerpt from the author’s introduction: One of the most fantastic phenomena of modern times has been the unbelievable success of the Communist conspiracy to enslave mankind. Part of this has been the result of two species of ignorance — ignorance concerning the constitutional requirements needed to perpetuate freedom, and secondly, ignorance concerning the history, philosophy, and strategy of World Communism. This study is designed to bring the far-flung facts about Communism into a single volume.  It contains a distillation of more than one hundred books and treatises — many of them written by Communist authors. It attempts to present the Communist…

  • Europe,  History,  Immigration,  politics

    Balkanized Europe 1921 Free PDF book by Paul Scott Mowrer

    Download Balkanized Europe 1921 PDF book by Paul Scott Mowrer Excerpt from the book introduction: This book is the result of eleven consecutive years of experience as a special European correspondent for The Chicago Daily News. It probably contains errors both of observation and of opinion: for to see truly into a complex web of motives and movements is a task whose difficulty can be suspected only by those who have seriously attempted it; and to endeavor to read a few lines of the future out of the evanescent hieroglyphics of the present is perhaps even more temerarious. Time alone can reveal to what extent I have been right, and in…