Authentic Individualism: A Guide for Reclaiming the Best of America's Heritage

Authentic Individualism: A Guide for Reclaiming the Best of America's Heritage

by Philip R. Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761801529

ISBN-13: 9780761801528

Pub. Date: 04/02/1996

Publisher: UPA

Drawing from the development of individualism in western philosophy and American history, this book constructs a normative theory called authentic individualism. Using the precepts of that theory, it urges organizational leaders to change the way they think about their organizations and their organizations' social function. Students and scholars of political

Overview

Drawing from the development of individualism in western philosophy and American history, this book constructs a normative theory called authentic individualism. Using the precepts of that theory, it urges organizational leaders to change the way they think about their organizations and their organizations' social function. Students and scholars of political science, social science, public administration, moral theory and organizational theory will find this a useful work. Contents: Introduction to Individualism; PART ONE: A Model of the Individual from Western Philosophy; The Individual of the Ancients; The Individual of the Dark Ages; The Individual of Modernity; PART TWO: A Model of the Individual in the United States; Rugged Individualism of the Revolutionary U.S.; Rational Individualism After Romanticism and Reform; Radical Individualism from Disillusionment and Loss of Faith; PART THREE: Synthesis of Philosophies Toward a More Socially Responsible Individualist in the Third Millennium; Need for a New World View; Changing the Paradigm; Soul of the Third Administrative State; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761801528
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
04/02/1996
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.55(d)

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