Mendel, Arthur P.
October 1966
Foreign Affairs;Oct66, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p98
Focuses on the rise and fall of scientific socialism. Definition of economist Karl Marx's scientific socialism; Demonstration of the direct relationship between failure to realize radical goals and the strong appeal of pseudo-scientific doctrines assuring victory in Russia; View that scientific socialism flourishes mainly in backward nations where conditions are least favorable to social progress.


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