Plagues of the Mind: The New Epidemic of False Knowledge

Plagues of the Mind: The New Epidemic of False Knowledge

by Bruce S. Thornton
     
 

ISBN-10: 1882926897

ISBN-13: 9781882926893

Pub. Date: 04/01/2004

Publisher: ISI Books

Classicist Bruce Thornton's Plagues of the Mind is a forceful vindication of the West's tradition of rational, critical inquirya legacy now largely jettisoned in favor of a host of new deitiesenvironmentalism, feminism, primitivism, New Age, and the cult of the therapeutic among them.  See more details below

Overview

Classicist Bruce Thornton's Plagues of the Mind is a forceful vindication of the West's tradition of rational, critical inquirya legacy now largely jettisoned in favor of a host of new deitiesenvironmentalism, feminism, primitivism, New Age, and the cult of the therapeutic among them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781882926893
Publisher:
ISI Books
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
279
Sales rank:
1,196,452
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

PREFACE TO THE PAPERBACK EDITION,
PREFACE,
ACKNOWLEGMENTS,
INTRODUCTION,
PART I: Of the Causes of Error,
CHAPTER 1: Knowledge is Virtue,
CHAPTER 2: "Feeling is All",
CHAPTER 3: Discontented with Civilization,
CHAPTER 4: Tragedy and Therapy,
PART II: Of Three Popular and Received Ideas,
CHAPTER 5: Romantic Environmentalism,
CHAPTER 6: The White Man's Golden Age Red Man,
CHAPTER 7: The False Goddess and Her Lost Paradise,
CONCLUSION The Examined Life,
NOTES,
INDEX,

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