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Paul Gottfried

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Paul Gottfried is an American political philosopher and intellectual historian, and former Horace Raffensperger Professor of Humanities at Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania.

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Bolshevism and Democratic Socialism

Political Theory

03/01/2004Mises Media
The 1917 Revolution gave birth to both the reality and the myth of the Bolsheviks and the democratic left. The social democrats rejected the violence which was part of the communist party. They claimed to follow a democratic path to socialism. They turned Marx into a wise man that should not be...
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Stalinism, National Socialism, and Fascism

Legal SystemCalculation and KnowledgePolitical Theory

03/01/2004Mises Media
WWI was a kind of turning point. Bolshevism, National Socialism and fascism are related ideologies which surfaced after the war. Fascism was the wave of the future in 1920 with its notion of government central planning.
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The Communitarians

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

10/14/1999Mises Daily Articles
Intellectuals who long for the supposed good-old days of traditional life—and their tacit support of the managerial state. (Article by Paul Gottfried).
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