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Reason, social myths and democracy

Sidney Hook

Reason, social myths and democracy

by Sidney Hook

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Published by The John Day company in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Arnold, Thurman Wesley, 1891-,
    • Lerner, Max, 1902-,
    • Maritain, Jacques, 1882-1973,
    • Marx, Karl, 1818-1883,
    • Social sciences,
    • Dialectic,
    • Science -- Philosophy,
    • Democracy,
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Sidney Hook.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsH61 .H68
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 302p.
      Number of Pages302
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6411071M
      LC Control Number40034126
      OCLC/WorldCa265987

        Five myths about capitalism A further reason ” lubricates the increasingly complex machinery of market economies and the increasingly contentious machinery . justifications of social democracy and its institutions. As a response to this, Thomas Meyer’s The Theory of Social Democracy (written with Lewis Hinchman) is an attempt to organise a theory of social democracy which will speak to the new concerns over globalisation and the threats it poses to social democratic practice. ItFile Size: KB.

      Rich Yeselson ▪ Fall California rally for single-payer health care, (HSeverson / Flickr). Social Democratic America by Lane Kenworthy Oxford University Press, , pp. Recently, a group of conservative policy intellectuals and writers captured the attention of the media and even of a few Republican politicians. Why Social Democracy Doesn't Work Social democracy is a political approach in which the general citizenry receives extensive welfare programs and social benefits, people that support this political approach do so on the basis of alleviating the poor of their burdens, however this approach and argument are problematic for a couple of reasons.

      Up to the early 's there was a steady extension of democracy by changes in the State voting laws, culminating in the Rhode Island reforms of , resulting from Dorr's rebellion, extending the suffrage to the ordinary man. By voting democracy was established more or less in all the States. The first reason is that, as a matter of fact, "there is no reason to believe that there has ever been an urban, purely direct democracy or even a reasonable approximation of one. Every known instance has involved a considerable admixture of representative democracy which has sooner or later usually subordinated [direct] democracy where it didn.


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Reason, Social Myths and Democracy Paperback – August 1, by Sidney Hook (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 11 formats and editions Hide other Cited by:   Reason, social myths and democracy by Sidney Hook; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Politics and government, Dialectic, Democracy, Science, Philosophy, Social sciences; Places: Soviet Union; People: Thurman Wesley Arnold (), Jacques Maritain (), Max Lerner (), Karl Marx (); Times: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hook, Sidney, Reason, social myths, and democracy.

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Reason, social myths and social myths and democracy book Item Preview remove-circle Karl,Social sciences, Dialectic, Science, Democracy Publisher New York: The John Day Company Collection uconn_libraries; americana Digitizing sponsor LYRASIS members and Sloan Foundation Contributor University of Connecticut LibrariesPages:   Open Library is social myths and democracy book open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Reason, social, myths and democracy by Sidney Hook,Humanities Press edition, Reason, social, myths and democracy ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by: The chapters in this book have for the most part already appeared elsewhere as separate articles.

Assembled together and supplied with an introduction they form a challenging critique of contemporary social philosophies. Reason, Social Myths and Democracy. Reason, Social Myths and Democracy. By Sidney Hook. pp, Day, Purchase.

Five myths about democracy A citizen casts a vote in San Francisco, California. The young and the old are about equally in favor of Social Security. Five myths is a weekly feature.

The Myth of American Democracy is an important rebuke of conventional democratic orthodoxy which will challenge readers to reevaluate their sympathies for the system. This book is recommended reading for everyone who has wrestled with the troubling suspicion that there is something inherently dubious and defective about the democratic system/5(5).

Reason, Social Myths and Democracy 作者: Hook, Sidney 出版年: 页数: 定价: $ ISBN: 豆瓣评分. Reason, Social Myths and Democracy的话题 (全部 条) 什么是话题 无论是一部作品、一个人,还是一件事,都往往可以衍生出许多不同的话题。. As his book title suggests, Hindman puts paid to some of the most pernicious myths of democracy and the internet.

Lazy libertarian arguments that the internet was going to create radically empowered individuals, an "army of Davids" that would topple government and so-called "mainstream media" with a few well-aimed missiles are simply unsustainable. Myths, in this sense, need not be rooted in historical fact; they cannot be proven or disproven.

Rather, myths are social facts—living myths influence the behavior of their believers, structuring how they interpret the world, how they act, and what they expect of one another. Dead myths cease to influence social behavior, having been. Nice book that targets "democracy myths" and stereotypes that are attached to democracy, by default.

I would have rate this book higher if authors did not used "those myths" and stereotypes as a jumping point towards libertarianism, that I value a lot, as a "point of view" only.4/5. Most of European countries like Britain, France, Germany etc. have strong social democratic parties which when in power have worked towards a welfare state and policies like National Health Service in UK.

The best examples though of Social Democra. Like all political ideologies, social democracy has been the topic of many discussions, developed through time, tested under various conditions and by various people, and has altered according to local circumstances.

The first chapter therefore gives a short introduction into the history of social Size: KB. Social Democracy after the Crisis in Europe and the Crisis of Social Democracy By Martell, Luke Renewal, Vol.

21, No. 4, Winter Read preview Overview Futures for Social Democracy: The Potential of British Social Democracy By McKibbin, Ross Renewal, Vol. 15, No. June   Leftist economist Thomas Piketty's book Capital in the Twenty-First Century has been No.

1 on best-seller lists for weeks (with pages of statistics, I assume Capital is bought more often than. Democracy (Greek: δημοκρατία dēmokratía, "rule by [the] people") is a form of government in which the people exercise the authority of government.

Who people are and how authority is shared among them are core issues for democratic development and cornerstones of these issues are freedom of assembly and speech, inclusiveness and equality, membership, consent.

Myths About Capitalism "In school, we all studied a book called The Theory of the Leisure Class, which but simply the failure of democracy. Capitalism has .An answer to the first of them – why socialists should want to move beyond social democracy – requires a brief recapitulation of its nature and record.

An initial distinction needs to be made for this purpose between social democracy beforeand social democracy after World War I .The Social Democracy Readers have their origins in the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung’s activities in political education in Germany. This fi rst volume addresses the Foundations of Social Democracy.

Further volumes on The Economy and Social Democracy and The Welfare State and Social Democracy have already been published in Size: 2MB.