L. T. Hobhouse

Hobhouse, Leonard Trelawney

Leonard Trelawney Hobhouse, 1864–1929, English philosopher, sociologist, and journalist. He taught at Oxford and at the Univ. of London. Hobhouse sought to show with evidence from anthropology and comparative psychology that the evolution of the human mind was correlated with the development of societies. A liberal, Hobhouse ardently opposed imperialism. His books include The Theory of Knowledge (1896), Morals in Evolution (1906), and Social Development (1924).

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L. T. Hobhouse: Selected full-text books and articles

FREE! Mind in Evolution By L. T. Hobhouse Arno Press, 1915 (2nd edition)
FREE! The Rational Good By L. T. Hobhouse H. Holt and Company, 1921
The Metaphysical Theory of the State: A Criticism By L. T. Hobhouse G. Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1918
FREE! Representative Essays in Modern Thought: A Basis for Composition By Harrison Ross Steeves; Frank Humphrey Ristine American Book Company, 1913
Librarian’s tip: Chap. XII "Law and Justice" by Leonard Trelawney Hobhouse
Conceptualizing the State: Innovation and Dispute in British Political Thought 1880-1914 By James Meadowcroft Oxford University, 1995
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 3 "Bernard Bosanquet, Leonard Hobhouse, and the State"
Essays in Sociology and Social Philosophy By Morris Ginsberg Macmillan, vol.2, 1960
Librarian’s tip: Chap. Two "The Contribution of Professor Hobhouse to Philosophy and Sociology"
Political Ideas in Modern Britain: In and after the Twentieth Century By Rodney Barker Routledge, 1997 (2nd edition)
Librarian’s tip: "New Liberalism - L.T. Hobhouse, J.A. Hobson" begins on p. 24
The Oxford Companion to Philosophy By Ted Honderich Oxford University Press, 1995
Librarian’s tip: "Hobhouse, Leonard Trelawney (1864-1929)" begins on p. 370
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