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'Isms & 'ologies : the 453 basic tenets you've only pretended to understand

Author: Arthur Goldwag
Publisher: New York : Madison Park Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From Platonism to New Historicism, humankind is constantly coming up with fresh schools of thought to help explain (or at least describe) the mysterious world around us. Here is a guide to over 450 of the most significant intellectual terms, movements, and religions that help shape the society we live in. Divided into categories--including politics, history, philosophy and the arts, economics, religion, science, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Goldwag
ISBN: 9781582882635 1582882630 9780307279071 0307279073 1582882460 9781582882468
OCLC Number: 167489001
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 388 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Politics & history --
Philosophy & the arts --
Science --
Economics --
Religion --
Sexual perversions --
Eponyms, laws, foreign words.
Responsibility: by Arthur Goldwag ; introduction by Michael Lewis.
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From Platonism to New Historicism, humankind is constantly coming up with fresh schools of thought to help explain (or at least describe) the mysterious world around us. Here is a guide to over 450 of the most significant intellectual terms, movements, and religions that help shape the society we live in. Divided into categories--including politics, history, philosophy and the arts, economics, religion, science, and medicine--cross-referenced, and thoroughly indexed, this book is for the budding intellectual in everyone.--From publisher description.

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