Sacred Order/Social Order: The Crisis of the Officer Class: The Decline of the Tragic Sensibility

Sacred Order/Social Order: The Crisis of the Officer Class: The Decline of the Tragic Sensibility

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813926766
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Publication date: 02/11/2008
Series: Sacred Order/Social Order Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Philip Rieff (1922–2006), Benjamin Franklin Professor of Sociology and University Professor Emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania, was the author of the classic works Freud: Mind of the Moralist, The Triumph of the Therapeutic, and Fellow Teachers, and the editor of The Collected Papers of Sigmund Freud. Kenneth S. Piver is a psychiatrist in private practice in San Diego, California. Alan Woolfolk is Professor of Sociology, Associate Provost, and Director of Core Curriculum at Oglethorpe University.

Table of Contents

Introduction   Alan Woolfolk     xi
Nothing Sacred: The Third World of Disenchantment     1
Hamlet: The First Modern Transgressive Theorist     39
Emerson: The First American Herald of the Third Culture     66
Kafka's Ambition: The Art of Mortification     95
The Immodesties of Transgression     119
Toward the Fourth Culture     158
Index     177

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