George F. Kennan: Cold War Iconoclast

George F. Kennan: Cold War Iconoclast

by Walter L. Hixson
     
 

This brilliant and eloquent book by a distinguished scholar and critic examines the history, the limits, and the promise of the human mind and the knowledge of which it is capable. Professor Highet explores the meaning of our culture from the intellectual and moral monuments of the Greeks, Romans, and Judeo-Christians, and our contemporary thinkers. Out of this

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This brilliant and eloquent book by a distinguished scholar and critic examines the history, the limits, and the promise of the human mind and the knowledge of which it is capable. Professor Highet explores the meaning of our culture from the intellectual and moral monuments of the Greeks, Romans, and Judeo-Christians, and our contemporary thinkers. Out of this book comes a clear definition of knowledge and insights into the strength and limitations of the mind.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231068956
Publisher:
Perseus (for Columbia University Press)
Publication date:
05/13/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,233,544
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.82(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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