The Resource Modernity on endless trial, Leszek Kolakowski

Modernity on endless trial, Leszek Kolakowski

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Modernity on endless trial
Title
Modernity on endless trial
Statement of responsibility
Leszek Kolakowski
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Leszek Kolakowski delves into some of the most intellectually vigorous questions of our time in this remarkable collection of essays garnished with his characteristic wit. Ten of the essays have never appeared before in English.""Exemplary. . . . It should be celebrated."" -Arthur C. Danto, New York Times Book Review""This book . . . express[es] Kolakowski's thought on God, man, reason, history, moral truth and original sin, prompted by observation of the dramatic struggle among Christianity, the Enlightenment and modern totalitarianism. It is a wonderful collection of topics."" -Thomas Nagel,
Cataloging source
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Kołakowski, Leszek
Dewey number
909.82
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
CB430
LC item number
.K653 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Civilization, Modern
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Civilization
Label
Modernity on endless trial, Leszek Kolakowski
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Foreword; Part I. On Modernity, Barbarity, and Intellectuals; 1. Modernity on Endless Trial; 2. Looking for the Barbarians: The Illusions of Cultural Universalism; 3. The Intellectuals; 4. Why Do We Need Kant?; 5. In Praise of Exile; Part II. On the Dilemmas of the Christian Legacy; 6. The Revenge of the Sacred in Secular Culture; 7. Can the Devil Be Saved?; 8. On the So-Called Crisis of Christianity; 9. The Illusion of Demythologization; 10. Philosophical Faith in the Face of Revelation; 11. From Truth to Truth; Part III. On Liberals, Revolutionaries, and Utopians
  • 12. The Death of Utopia Reconsidered13. The Idolatry of Politics; 14. The Self-Poisoning of the Open Society; 15. Politics and the Devil; 16. Irrationality in Politics; 17. Marxism and Human Rights; 18. Revolution-a Beautiful Sickness; 19. How to Be a Conservative-Liberal-Socialist: A Credo; Part IV. On Scientific Theories; 20. Why an Ideology Is Always Right; 21. The General Theory of Not-Gardening; 22. Fabula mundi and Cleopatra's Nose; 23. Emperor Kennedy Legend: A New Anthropological Debate; Epilogue: Education to Hatred, Education to Dignity
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
1 online resource (270 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226217406
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (EBL)2130123
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  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001441755
  • (PQKBWorkID)11412901
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Label
Modernity on endless trial, Leszek Kolakowski
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Foreword; Part I. On Modernity, Barbarity, and Intellectuals; 1. Modernity on Endless Trial; 2. Looking for the Barbarians: The Illusions of Cultural Universalism; 3. The Intellectuals; 4. Why Do We Need Kant?; 5. In Praise of Exile; Part II. On the Dilemmas of the Christian Legacy; 6. The Revenge of the Sacred in Secular Culture; 7. Can the Devil Be Saved?; 8. On the So-Called Crisis of Christianity; 9. The Illusion of Demythologization; 10. Philosophical Faith in the Face of Revelation; 11. From Truth to Truth; Part III. On Liberals, Revolutionaries, and Utopians
  • 12. The Death of Utopia Reconsidered13. The Idolatry of Politics; 14. The Self-Poisoning of the Open Society; 15. Politics and the Devil; 16. Irrationality in Politics; 17. Marxism and Human Rights; 18. Revolution-a Beautiful Sickness; 19. How to Be a Conservative-Liberal-Socialist: A Credo; Part IV. On Scientific Theories; 20. Why an Ideology Is Always Right; 21. The General Theory of Not-Gardening; 22. Fabula mundi and Cleopatra's Nose; 23. Emperor Kennedy Legend: A New Anthropological Debate; Epilogue: Education to Hatred, Education to Dignity
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
1 online resource (270 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226217406
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000370522
  • (EBL)2130123
  • (SSID)ssj0001441755
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12606882
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001441755
  • (PQKBWorkID)11412901
  • (PQKB)11029217
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC2130123
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000370522

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