The Abolition of Man

The Abolition of Man

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by C. S. Lewis
     
 

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"We make men without chests and expect of them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst."

The Abolition of Man is a social commentary on the ills which Lewis believes has been bred by the aspirations of modernity. Lewis' argument is accurate in that he considers much of modernity to have a destructive effect on… See more details below

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"We make men without chests and expect of them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst."

The Abolition of Man is a social commentary on the ills which Lewis believes has been bred by the aspirations of modernity. Lewis' argument is accurate in that he considers much of modernity to have a destructive effect on man, otherwise an ability to "abolish" man.

This book was first delivered as a series of three lectures at the Riddell Memorial Lectures on February 24–26, 1943. This electronic edition features an active table of contents and footnotes.

The Abolition of Man is part of The Fig Classic Series. To view more books in our catalog, visit us at fig-books.com.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015694802
Publisher:
Fig
Publication date:
09/18/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
131
Sales rank:
75,941
File size:
0 MB

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