Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy

  title={Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy},
  author={Joseph Alois Schumpeter},
Explores the relation between a socialist view of society and the democratic method of government; argues that socialism is probably inevitable, for political rather than economic reasons. The book developes five principal themes, presented in five parts. Part I, "The Marxian Doctrine," attests to Schumpeter's belief in the importance of Karl Marx's thought, and discusses Marx in the roles of prophet, sociologist, economist, and teacher. His strength lay in synthesis of history, economics, and… 
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Material description:1 vol. (206 p.) Note:Note : Extrait de la 2e partie de "Capitalisme, socialisme et démocratie" Edition:Paris : Payot
  • DL 2011 Auteur du texte:Joseph Alois Schumpeter
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