Critique of Cynical Reason (Theory and History of Literature Series)

Critique of Cynical Reason (Theory and History of Literature Series)

by Peter Sloterdijk, Michael Eldred
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0816615861

ISBN-13: 9780816615865

Pub. Date: 02/28/1988

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press

Upon its publication in Germany in 1983, this author's book stirred both critical acclaim and consternation, attracting a wide readership. He finds cynicism the dominant mode in contemporary culture, in personal and institutional settings; his book is both a history of the impulse and an investigation of its role today, among those whose earlier hopes for social

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Upon its publication in Germany in 1983, this author's book stirred both critical acclaim and consternation, attracting a wide readership. He finds cynicism the dominant mode in contemporary culture, in personal and institutional settings; his book is both a history of the impulse and an investigation of its role today, among those whose earlier hopes for social change have crumbled and faded away.

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ISBN-13:
9780816615865
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
02/28/1988
Series:
Theory and History of Literature Series, #40
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
600
Sales rank:
1,185,269
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

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