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Social thought in America

White, Morton Gabriel

Social thought in America

the revolt against formalism.

by White, Morton Gabriel

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Social sciences -- United States -- History.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsH53.U5 W5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 260 p.
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6061268M
      LC Control Number49048242
      OCLC/WorldCa265264

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For information on purchasing the book—from bookstores or here online—please go to the webpage for Made in America. Social Darwinism is a loose set of ideologies that emerged in the late s in which Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection was used to justify certain political, social, or.

The term "social contract" can be found as far back as the writings of the 4th-5th century BCE Greek philosopher Plato. However, it was English philosopher Thomas Hobbes (–) who expanded on the idea when he wrote "Leviathan," his philosophical response to the English Civil the book, he wrote that in early human history there was no government.

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