Twelve philosophers, historians, and political philosophers determine points of socialism within the context of its contemporary reversals. a few essays study the ethical and political values that made socialism beautiful to intellectuals, or assessment no matter if features of socialism might be preserved, reminiscent of its quest for equality and group. Others learn no matter if free-market structures have to be extra changed according to ongoing socialist evaluations or attest to the continued validity of socialism via suggesting ways that it will possibly nonetheless have a efficient destiny.
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