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Alienation and freedom

Author: Richard Schmitt
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing from existentialism, feminism, the thought of Karl Marx and novelists like Dostoevsky, Richard Schmitt looks at modern capitalist societies to understand what it is that might be wrong for individuals. His concern focuses specifically on those who are alienated-- those persons who have difficulty finding meaning in their lives, who lack confidence in themselves and trust in others and, finally, who are  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schmitt, Richard, 1927-
Alienation and freedom.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2003
(OCoLC)606824801
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Schmitt
ISBN: 0813365880 9780813365886 0813328535 9780813328539
OCLC Number: 50123323
Description: x, 145 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Alienation and freedom --
The history of the concept of alienation --
Alienation and the human condition --
The social roots of alienation --
Alienation limits freedom.
Responsibility: Richard Schmitt.
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