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A conflict of visions : ideological origins of political struggles

Author: Thomas Sowell
Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This revised edition of a classic analyzes the centuries-long debates about the nature of reason, justice, equality and power.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sowell, Thomas, 1930-
Conflict of visions.
New York, NY : Basic Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)646880981
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Sowell
ISBN: 9780465002054 0465002056
OCLC Number: 76961339
Description: xiv, 329 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Patterns --
The role of visions --
Constrained and unconstrained visions --
Visions of knowledge and reason --
Visions of social processes --
Varieties and dynamics of visions --
Applications --
Visions of equality --
Visions of power --
Visions of justice --
Visions, values, and paradigms.
Other Titles: Ideological origins of political struggles
Responsibility: Thomas Sowell.
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Controversies in politics arise from many sources, but the conflicts that endure for generations or centuries show a remarkably consistent pattern  Read more...

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