9780691143613

Why Not Socialism?

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  • ISBN13:

    9780691143613

  • ISBN10:

    0691143617

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/24/2009
  • Publisher: Princeton Univ Pr

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Summary

Is socialism desirable? Is it possible? In this book, one of the world's leading political philosophers presents a compelling moral case for socialism and argues that the obstacles in its way are exaggerated.

Author Biography

G. A. Cohen is emeritus fellow of All Souls College, University of Oxford. His books include Karl Marx's Theory of History: A Defence, If You're an Egalitarian, How Come You're So Rich?, and Rescuing Justice and Equality.

Table of Contents

The Camping Trip
The Principles Realized on the Camping Trip
Is the Ideal Desirable?
Is the Ideal Feasible? Are the Obstacles to It Human Selfishness, or Poor Social Technology?
Coda
Acknowledgment
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