CONTENTS The Meaning of Progress Progress and the Struggle for Existence The Value and Limitations of Eugenics Social Harmony and the Social Mind Social Morphology The Growth of the State Evolution and Progress Social Philosophy and Modern Problems The Individual and the State Leonard Trelawney Hobhouse, more commonly known as L.T. Hobhouse, was a British sociologist (1864 - 1929) known for his comparative studies of social development. He was one of the leading social theorists of his generation and is noted for his prominence in the fields of liberalism and sociology. In 1907 he became the first Professor of Sociology in a British university. He was pivotal in the establishment and foundation of sociology as an academic discipline and in the refinement of its methodology.