ISBN-10:
0765807009
ISBN-13:
9780765807007
Pub. Date:
01/31/2001
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
The Opium of the Intellectuals / Edition 1

The Opium of the Intellectuals / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780765807007
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/31/2001
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 382
Sales rank: 282,759
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.86(d)

About the Author

Raymond Aron (1905-1983) was the foremost political and social theorist of post-World War II France known for his skeptical analyses of leftist ideologies. was well known in both the United States and United Kingdom, serving as Andrew D. White Professor-At-Large at Cornell University. He also taught at Columbia and Oxford. He authored more than forty books, including Main Currents in Sociological Thought, The Opium of the Intellectuals,and The Imperial Republic, all published in new editions by Transaction.

Brian C. Anderson is senior editor at City Journal and author of Raymond Aron: The Recovery of the Political. Daniel J. Mahoney is chair and professor of political science at Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts. He was the recipient of the Prix Raymond Aron Award, is currently associate editor of Perspectives on Political Science, and is book review editor of Society. His books include The Liberal Political Science of Raymond Aron; Bertrand de Jouvenel: The Conservative Liberal and the Illusions of Modernity; and De Gaulle: Statesmanship, Grandeur, and Modern Democracy. Harvey C. Mansfield is William J. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Government at Harvard University. He is the author of many books including, Statesmanship and Party Government, The Spirit of Liberalism, and Taming the Prince and is the translator of works by Machiavelli and Tocqueville.

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