Culture and the Radical Conscience

Culture and the Radical Conscience

by Aaron Wildavsky (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780765807373
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/31/2001
Pages: 179
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Eugene Goodheart is Edytha Macy Gross Professor of Humanities Emeritus at Brandeis University. His books include Mostly Grave Thoughts and Holding the Center.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Transaction Editionix
Introduction1
Relevance and the Authority of Culture5
Cultural Radicalism in America and England29
The Humanities and Personal Knowledge51
Literary Study and Radicalism73
High Culture and Democracy86
Utopia and the Irony of History97
The Imagination and the Temptations of Politics125
Ideology and Disinterestedness150
Notes165
Index173

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