Leviathan and Its Enemies (Paperback)

Leviathan and Its Enemies By Samuel T. Francis, Jerry Woodruff (Introduction by), Paul E. Gottfried (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Samuel T. Francis, Jerry Woodruff (Introduction by), Paul E. Gottfried (Afterword by)
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Leviathan and Its Enemies is Samuel T. Francis's magnum opus on political theory and the history of the modern world, which had been lost to the world after his untimely death in 2005 and is published here for the first time. This edition includes new introductory and critical essays by Jerry Woodruff, Fran Griffin, and Paul E. Gottfried. In his Introduction, Jerry Woodruff writes, "Following James] Burnham, Sam believed a new ruling elite emerged in 20th-century. . . . the growth of giant corporations, the expansion of government power and bureaucracy, and the widespread emergence of mass organizations gave birth to a powerful class of skilled professionals to guide and manage the vast operations of the means of economic production, which, on a smaller scale, were once in the hands of private entrepreneurs and their families. As a result, the old ruling bourgeois elite, along with its political and social institutions and its view of society and politics, were replaced by a new "managerial elite," with a world outlook that set out to remake society according to its own interests, and which was hostile to any bourgeois remnants in conflict with that project."



Product Details
ISBN: 9781593680749
ISBN-10: 1593680740
Publisher: Radix
Publication Date: March 15th, 2021
Pages: 794
Language: English