The challenge of facts : and other essays / by William Graham Sumner, ed. by Albert Galloway Keller Sumner, William Graham, 1840-1910

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Sumner, William Graham, 1840-1910
Social sciences; Political science; Economics
  • Sketch of William Graham Sumner.
  • The challenge of facts.
  • Reply to a socialist.
  • What makes the rich richer and the poor poorer?
  • The concentration of wealth: its economic justification.
  • Industrial war.
  • A parable.
  • The demand for men.
  • The significance of the demand for men.
  • What the "social question" is.
  • What emancipates.
  • Power and progress.
  • Consequences of increased social power.
  • What is the "proletariat"?
  • Who win by progress?
  • Federal legislation on railroads.
  • Legislation by clamor.
  • The shifting of responsibility.
  • The state as an "ethical person."
  • The new social issue.
  • Speculative legislation.
  • Republican government.
  • Democracy and responsible government.
  • Advancing social and political organization in the United States.
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