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Fears and symbols : an introduction to the study of western civilization

Author: Elemér Hankiss
Publisher: Budapest ; New York : CEU Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : English edView all editions and formats
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Providing a panoramic view of civilization, this study is based on the central role that the author believes fear and anxiety have played as the organising motives of human existence and social life.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hankiss, Elemér, 1928-
Fears and symbols.
Budapest ; New York : CEU Press, 2001
(OCoLC)652308202
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elemér Hankiss
ISBN: 9639241067 9789639241060 9639241075 9789639241077
OCLC Number: 45845465
Description: xvi, 317 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Fear and the Social Sciences --
Ch. 2. The World of Symbols --
Ch. 3. An Alien World? --
Ch. 4. The Garden of Eden --
Ch. 5. The Image of the World --
Ch. 6. The Moral Universe --
Ch. 7. The World of Guilt --
Ch. 8. The Rational World --
Ch. 9. The World of Beauty --
Ch. 10. The World of Play --
Ch. 11. The World of Jokes --
Ch. 12. The World of Trivialities --
Ch. 13. Symbols and Civilization.
Other Titles: Emberri kaland.
Responsibility: by Elemér Hankiss.

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