Liberalism

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Liberalism  (1911) 
by Leonard Trelawny Hobhouse

LIBERALISM


BY

L. T. HOBHOUSE, M.A.


PROFESSOR OF SOCIOLOGY, LONDON

UNIVERSITY, AUTHOR OF "DEMOCRACY

AND REACTION," ETC.


LONDON

WILLIAMS AND NORGATE

BY THE SAME AUTHOR,

DEMOCRACY AND REACTION (2nd edition, 1909.) Unwin. Is. MORALS IN EVOLUTION (2nd edition, 1908.) Chapman & HalL 21s. MIND IN EVOLUTION (Macmillan.) 10s. THE THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE (Methvien.) 10s. 6i. Fir it printed, May 1911

Reprinted, May 1919

CONTENTS


chap. page
I. BEFORE LIBERALISM 7
II. THE ELEMENTS OF LIBERALISM

1. Civil Liberty. 2. Fiscal Liberty. 3. Personal Liberty. 4. Social Liberty. 5. Economic Liberty. 6. Domestic Liberty. 7. Local, Racial, and National Liberty. 8. International Liberty, 9. Political Liberty and Popular Sovereignty

21
III. THE MOVEMENT OF THEORY 50
IV. 'LAISSEZ-FAIRE' 78
V. GLADSTONE AND MILL 102
VI. THE HEART OF LIBERALISM 116
VII. THE STATE AND THE INDIVIDUAL 138
VIII. ECONOMIC LIBERALISM 167
IX. THE FUTURE OF LIBERALISM 214
  BIBLIOGRAPHY 252
  INDEX 253


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