A Critical Examination of Socialism eBook

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Monastic orders, 117

Monopolists, 93

Monopoly, modern capital is, 38;
  of business-ability, 89, 93

Motive, ability, and individual, 110

——­ individual, 130, 132, 134, 136, 138, 140, 142, 144, 146, 148

——­ practical as distinct from moral, 287

——­ socialists and, 90, 111, 113

Motives, discussion of various, 113-5

Multi-millionaires, 131-3;
  a suggested limit, 138

Napoleon III., 99

North American Review, 130

Opportunity, equality of, 253, 254, 256, 258, 260, 262, 264, 266, 268,
  270, 272, 274, 276

Orders, monastic, 117

Organic evolution, 185

——­ nature, products of, 210

Owen, Robert, 170;
  his views on socialism, 7

Peasant proprietors, 20, 57

Penny post, 79

Plane, Bastiat’s, 213, 214

Positivism, Frederic Harrison, the English prophet of, 118-20

Post Office, British, 79

Postal employe, the, 260, 261

Press, a state, 85

Problems of practical life, 95

Product, correspondence between productive effort and, 207

Production, unequal powers of, 142, 254;
  labour, capital, and law the only factors in, 191

Productive agent, labour as a, 25, 199

——­ effort, the astounding advances of the efficiency of, 26

Productivity, industrial, 195

Rent, of business-ability, the, 191, 194; and agriculture, 192

Reward of labour, as estimated by its actual products, just, 176, 178,
  180, 182, 184, 186, 188, 190, 192, 194, 196, 198, 200, 202

Ricardo, 2, 12, 32, 92

Roosevelt, President, 169

Rossi, Govanni, the Italian socialist, his failure to found a
  socialistic colony in Brazil, 141

Rousseau, his theory of the social contract, 283, 284

Ruskin, John, 23;
  his scheme of political economy, 118

Sentimental thinkers, 123

Shakespeare, 92, 96

Shaw, Bernard, 43, 208, 209;
  Man and Superman, 215, 216, 222

Slave, contrasted with wage-paid labourer, 59

Slavery, 57

Smith, Adam, Wealth of Nations, 25, 26, 36

Social Democratic Federation, its campaign and its catechism, 45

Social policy of the future, 278, 280, 282, 284, 286, 288, 290, 292, 294

Socialism, Christian. See Christian socialism

——­ historical beginning of, 1, et seq.;
  two ideas of, 1;
  and capitalism, 3;
  a theory, 5;
  regarded as a practical force, 8;
  basic doctrine of so-called scientific, 18;
  a fallacy, 49, 167;
  proximate difficulties of, 69, 70, 72, 74, 76, 78, 80, 82, 84, 86, 88;
  its ultimate difficulty, 89, 90, 92, 94, 96, 98, 100, 102, 104, 106,
  108, 110, 112, 114, 116, 118, 120, 122, 124, 126, 128;
  “the Great Man theory,” 91

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