The Mind in the Making (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Mind in the Making (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by James Harvey Robinson
     
 

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This influential 1921 scholarly work sounded a call for intellectual freedom, which the author believed to be under attack by authoritarian tendencies in the United States. The centuries-long gains in scientific knowledge needed to be brought to bear in overcoming growing social ills and the forces of repression. The book considers Plato and Aristotle’s

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This influential 1921 scholarly work sounded a call for intellectual freedom, which the author believed to be under attack by authoritarian tendencies in the United States. The centuries-long gains in scientific knowledge needed to be brought to bear in overcoming growing social ills and the forces of repression. The book considers Plato and Aristotle’s influence on thinking, science, revolution, repression, the power of creative thought to transform the world, and the sickness of an acquisitive society.

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ISBN-13:
9781411462687
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
08/09/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
252
Sales rank:
1,038,008
File size:
0 MB

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