CONTENTS

 

 

Foreword………………………………………………………………………….............................................................................................................ix

 

PART I:  THE ORIGINS AND UNDERLYING DYNAMIC OF THE LEFT…………………………………………………………………….………..1    

 

                        Chapter 1:  Of Greeks and Utopians……………………………………………………………………….............................................…11

 

                        Chapter 2:  Alienation and the Intellectual……………………………………………………………..........................................……….25

 

                        Chapter 3:  Continuities from Medieval Values………………………………………………………… …...........................…………...53

 

                        Chapter 4:  The Intellectual and the Have-Nots…………........................……………………………………………………   ………….75

 

                        Chapter 5:  European Exportation of Alienation………………………………………..............................……………………………….95

 

                        Chapter 6:  The Tone of Modern Man………………………………………...................................... …………………………………..103    

 

                        Chapter 7:  Relation to Capitalism…………………………………………………….....................................................……….………111

 

PART II:  AN IDEOLOGY OF ALIENATION AND ATTACK

 

                        Chapter 8:  The Focus on Attack………………………………………..................................................………………… ……………..121

 

                        Chapter 9:  Rejection of Bourgeois Liberalism…………………….....................................……………………………  ………………125

 

                        Chapter 10:  Relativism as a Means of Attack………………………………………………................................……………………….131

 

                        Chapter 11:  The Worldview of the Left: A Perspective from Down Under................................................................................................159

 

                        Chapter 12:  Theories of Exploitation……....................................................................................................................................………..163

 

                        Chapter 13:  The Environmentalist Assumption……………....................................…………………………………………… ………..197

 

PART III:  INTELLECTUAL AND SOCIAL PERCEPTIONS

 

                        Chapter 14:  Broader Intellectual Orientation……........................................………………………..……………………………………209

 

                        Chapter 15:  The Collectivist Perspective…..................................................…………………………………………………………….219

 

                        Chapter 16:  Views of Human Nature……………….............................................…………………………………………  …………...225

 

                        Chapter 17:  Some Basic Concepts……………....................................................…………………………………  …………………...233

 

                        Chapter 18:  Lifestyle and Values…………………..………...................................................……………………  ……………………249

 

                        Chapter 19:  Women and the Family…………………………...............................................…………   ….……………………………257

 

            PART IV:  ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL PERCEPTIONS

 

                        Chapter 20:  Critique of the Market System…………….....................................………………   …………………………………..….267

 

                        Chapter 21:  Suggested Economic and Political Models…....................…………………………… ……………………………….….289

 

                        Chapter 22:  Perception of Economic History…………..................................……………………………………   …………………..309

 

                        Chapter 23:  The New Theocracy……………………….........................................................……………………………    …………325

 

                        Chapter 24:  The Assumption of Regularity………………..........................................…………………………………   …………….339

                       

                        Chapter 25:  Democracy and Civil Liberties…………………......................................…………………………   ……………….…..345

 

                        Chapter 26:  Argument over Methods………………………...............................................…………………………      ……………..355

 

PART V:  HIGHLIGHTS AND DEFINITION

 

                        Chapter 27:  Some Historical Highlights………………….............................................………………    …………………………….369

 

                        Chapter 28:  Definitions of “Socialism”…………….................................................……    …………………………………………..395

 

Index……………………………………..........................................................         ........................................................……………………………..415