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The Relation Of Philanthropy To Social Order And Progress
The word “philanthropy” is here used in the particular meaning, -- social sympathy expressed in the care of the dependent members of society, -- the physically, mentally, and morally defective. Among the “Three Reverences” of Goethe, it is that one which is shown in the downward look, which seeks for the essential signs of hope even in the lowest. “Social order” is a phrase chosen to indicate that arrangement of social activities which is adapted at a given hour to secure the normal satisfactions of the community. “Social progress” is intended to signify an absolute advance of the race in physical capacity, brain power, knowledge, invention, and ability to meet new demands of multiplying and refined desires....
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Title: The Relation Of Philanthropy To Social Order And Progress
Creator: C.R. Henderson (author)
Date: 1899
Format: Article
Publication: Proceedings of the National Conference of Charities and Correction
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: pp.1-15
Keywords: Alcohol; Almshouses; Asylums; Charity; Children; Cognitive Disability; Crime; Economics; Education; Employment; Eugenics; Feeblemindedness; Health & Medicine; Heredity; Ideologies; Immigration; Insanity; Johann Von Goethe; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Medicine & Science; Philanthropy; Physical Disability; Poverty; Prison; Professional Associations; Psychiatric Disability; Public Health & Welfare; Religion; Reproduction; Segregation; Sexuality; Social Welfare; Social Welfare & Communities; Social Welfare & Employment; Sterilization; Urban Life
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy