To Kill the King / Edition 1

To Kill the King / Edition 1

by David John Farmer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765614812

ISBN-13: 9780765614810

Pub. Date: 01/31/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

To Kill the King sketches post-traditional consciousness in terms of three rejuvenating concepts - thinking as play, justice as seeking, and practice as art. In a series of critical essays on each of these concepts, the book describes a post-traditional consciousness of governance that can yield enormous improvement in the quality of life for each individual. To

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To Kill the King sketches post-traditional consciousness in terms of three rejuvenating concepts - thinking as play, justice as seeking, and practice as art. In a series of critical essays on each of these concepts, the book describes a post-traditional consciousness of governance that can yield enormous improvement in the quality of life for each individual. To Kill the King will appeal to any professor (whether in the post-modern camp or not) who wants to expose students to fresh challenges and insights.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765614810
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/31/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1Start with Plato : playing3
2More play : like a gadfly?21
3Self and Detritus32
4Writing, with a deviant signature45
5Listen to symbols57
6Truth : skepticism, certainly62
7Start with Shakespeare : O cursed legacy!75
8Justice systems : more in heaven and earth?83
9Self, with style93
10Other and hesitation103
11Tradition : golden ruling113
12Other traditions : silver ruling120
13Start with Michelangelo : what I, a bureaucrat, expect129
14Visible hand : cult of the leader141
15Invisible hand : unexamined rhetoric154
16A nun and barbed wire168
17Love and mere efficiency177
18To kill the king, and "good and no places"183

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