Evolutionary Socialism Author:Bernstein, Eduard With this book Eduard Bernstein takes his place among the major political theoreticians of modern times. As a Marxist, he spoke out fearlessly for a movement that is at once democratic and evolutionary rather than autocratic and revolutionary. The questions he raised are still being fought out among labor movements and social democratic parties ... more »around the world. They involve major issues of economic development.
Perhaps the most original and independent socialist thinker, Bernstein [1850-1932] spent twenty years in exile in London, in intimate contact with Marx and Engels. Returning to Germany in 1901, he served intermittently in the Reichstag, attaining ministerial rank after 1918. The moderate, practical outlook of modern Labor is due largely to his influence.« less