The crooked timber of humanity: chapters in the history of ideas

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Knopf, 27.03.1991 - 277 Seiten
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Essays explore ideas that transform societies, including social and political questions such as nationalism, European unity, fascism, relativism, and cultural history

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Review: The Crooked Timber of Humanity: Chapters in the History of Ideas

Nutzerbericht  - Rick - Goodreads

Crooked indeed! Kant had it right that nothing straight could come from this "timber." But does that mean we must resort to fascism and reliance on state authority to impose compliance and conformity? Berlin's discussions of the origins of fascism and nationalism are excellent. Vollständige Rezension lesen

Review: The Crooked Timber of Humanity: Chapters in the History of Ideas

Nutzerbericht  - Khalil James - Goodreads

It seems to me that what this collection of essays is saying - and what makes up Isaiah's philosophical legacy - is that cultures attribute different degrees of importance to each of a set of ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Inhalt

The Pursuit of the Ideal
1
The Decline of Utopian Ideas in the West
20
Giambattista Vico and Cultural History
49
Urheberrecht

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