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THE CITIZEN'S LIBRARY


DEMOCRACY AND

SOCIAL ETHICS

BY

JANE ADDAMS

HULL-HOUSE, CHICAGO

New York

THE MACMILLAN COMPANY

LONDON: MACMILLAN & CO., Ltd.

1905

All rights reserved

 

 

COPYRIGHT, 1902.

By THE MACMILLAN COMPANY.


Set up and electrotyped March, 1902. Reprinted June, September, 1902 ; August, 1905.

Norwood Press

J. S. Cushing & Co. — Berwick & Smith

Norwood Mass. U.8.A.

 

 

To M. R. S.

 

 

PREFATORY NOTE

The following pages present the substance of a course of twelve lectures on " Democracy and Social Ethics" which have been delivered at various colleges and university extension centres.

In putting them into the form of a book, no attempt has been made to change the somewhat informal style used in speaking. The "we" and "us" which originally referred to the speaker and her audience are merely extended to possible readers.

Acknowledgment for permission to re-print is extended to The Atlantic Monthly, The International Journal of Ethics, The American Journal of Sociology, and to The Commons.

 

 

CONTENTS

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CHAPTER I

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CHAPTER II
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CHAPTER III
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CHAPTER IV
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CHAPTER V
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CHAPTER VI
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CHAPTER VII
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