Originally published in 1922, this volume is composed of four lectures which the author gave at Amherst College in 1916 on the Clark Foundation. The founders of this lectureship desired to help carry forward the eternal quest of mankind for ways and means with which to control its social destiny for noble ends. This book includes chapters on the doctrines of the philosophers, economic groups and the strucutre of the state, and the doctrine of political equality.
1. The Doctrines of the Philosophers. 2. Economic Groups and the Structure of the State. 3. The Doctrine of Political Equality. 4. The Contradiction and the Outcome.