It has been some years since I read it and I plan to revisit this title soon.
Although Darwin never developed the idea, he indicated that something very much like mutual aid was a factor in evolutionary success and development.
It is a scientific text, but it has major political implications and is very accessible.
Quite lengthy and technical but I liked reading about the point being made.Published 7 days ago by mr2014
Re-reading this text has been as rewarding as it was reading it the first time. Sick of social Darwinism? Uncomfortable with a dog eat dog approach to life? Read morePublished 1 month ago by adam white
Excellent book, and a surprisingly readable translation. I'd reccomend this to anyone looking for a biological proof of concept for anarchism.Published 6 months ago by John Allan
This is a nice reprint of Kropotkin's classic, one of his most important works. This is as relevant to biologists, anthropologists and historians as it is on a political or... Read morePublished 8 months ago by M. Dalton
I got a bunch of free download books to fulfill my obsession to have all the books. I haven't even opened it so I can speak to the formatting or content.Published 10 months ago by chris pederson
As a response to the Social Darwinist interpretation of human nature and society, Peter Kropotkin masterfully constructs Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution. Read morePublished 15 months ago by C. Sharma
I've always instinctively rejected a strict "survival of the fittest" outlook, and this book provides an in depth examination and examples of how cooperation is in fact a... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Brian G Jacobs
Charles Darwin- a phsyco and a complete athiest. People who go to church see Darwin as an enemy to Christ. I believe that. This book is ALL against the Word of God. Read morePublished on July 8, 2012 by P. DePriest
Kropotkin argues that mutual aid, co-operation, solidarity with one's neighbors, sociability, have played the leading part in human evolution, not competition. Read morePublished on October 18, 2009 by P. J. Sullivan