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The Myth of the State / Edition 1
     

The Myth of the State / Edition 1

by Charles W. Hendel, Ernst Cassirer
 

ISBN-10: 0300000367

ISBN-13: 9780300000368

Pub. Date: 10/01/1961

Publisher: Yale University Press

A great contemporary German philosopher attacks the explosive problem of political myth in our day. In this final work Ernst Cassirer shows how the irrational forces symbolized by myth and manipulation by the state constantly threaten to destroy the independent mind of civilized man.

"A brilliant survey of some of the major texts in the history of political theory."

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A great contemporary German philosopher attacks the explosive problem of political myth in our day. In this final work Ernst Cassirer shows how the irrational forces symbolized by myth and manipulation by the state constantly threaten to destroy the independent mind of civilized man.

"A brilliant survey of some of the major texts in the history of political theory."
--Kenneth Burke, Nation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300000368
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/01/1961
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
237
Sales rank:
758,221
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

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