The Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction

The Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction

by Mark Lilla

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590179024
Publisher: New York Review Books
Publication date: 09/06/2016
Pages: 168
Sales rank: 815,227
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Mark Lilla is Professor of Humanities at Columbia University and the author of The Reckless Mind: Intellectuals in Politics (available from New York Review Books) and, most recently, of The Stillborn God: Politics, Religion, and the Modern West.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Shipwrecked Mind ix

Thinkers

The Battle for Religion Franz Rosenzweig 3

The Immanent Eschaton Eric Voegelin zy

Athens and Chicago Leo Strauss 43

Currents

From Luther to Walmart 67

From Mao to Saint Paul 87

Events

Paris, January 2015 105

Afterword: The Knight and the Caliph 131

Acknowledgments 145

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