Historical Who is Who

HOBHOUSE, L T

1864 - 1929
England
PHILOSOPHY, SOCIAL SCIENCE

 

Journalist and social philosopher. He was an enthusiast for individual liberty but checked by obligations to the common good. These should be actively pursued in the interests of constructing a better society. He argued that through education we can achieve moral evolution in place of the pre-human model of biology-based competitive evolution.

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