Patterns in Twentieth-Century European Thought (Studies in Modern European History Series)

Patterns in Twentieth-Century European Thought (Studies in Modern European History Series)

by S. P. Fullinwider
     
 

Patterns in Twentieth-Century European Thought contains interpretive essays in the history of the century’s Marxism, psychoanalysis, quantum physics, logic, language theory, philosophy, art, literature, and theology. A concluding essay argues that the philosophy and social theory - not to mention the physics and theology - constitute a

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Patterns in Twentieth-Century European Thought contains interpretive essays in the history of the century’s Marxism, psychoanalysis, quantum physics, logic, language theory, philosophy, art, literature, and theology. A concluding essay argues that the philosophy and social theory - not to mention the physics and theology - constitute a twentieth-century Counter-Enlightenment that has replaced the Cartesian- and Newtonian-based Enlightenment of the eighteenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820444284
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Series:
Studies in Modern European History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
IA bygone humanism called Marxism1
IIPsychoanalysis : the bourgeois way to salvation29
IIIQuantum weirdness55
IVThe logic revolution79
VWhen words speak us103
VIWho is afraid of Rene Descartes?121
VIIThe curse of the modern149
VIIIA roguish god175
Conclusion : an uneasy state of grace197
Glossary217
Index231

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