Enemies of Hope: A Critique of Contemporary Pessimism

St. Martin's Press (1997)
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Perceptive, passionate, and often controversial, Raymond Tallis's latest debunking of Kulturkritik delves into a host of ethical and philosophical issues central to contemporary thought, raising questions we cannot afford to ignore. After reading Enemies of Hope , those minded to misrepresent mankind in ways that are almost routine among humanist intellectuals may be inclined to think twice. By clearing away the "hysterical humanism" of the present century this book frees us to start thinking constructively about the way forward for humanity in the next.
Keywords Philosophical anthropology  Consciousness Social aspects  Civilization History  Religion Controversial literature
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Call number BD450.T236 1997
ISBN(s) 0312224176   0312173261
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