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Juvenescence : a cultural history of our age

Author: Robert Pogue Harrison
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How old are you? The more thought you bring to bear on the question, the harder it is to answer. For we age simultaneously in different ways: biologically, psychologically, socially. And we age within the larger framework of a culture, in the midst of a history that predates us and will outlast us. Looked at through that lens, many aspects of late modernity would suggest that we are older than ever, but Robert Pogue  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Harrison, Robert Pogue.
Juvenescence
(DLC) 2014029541
(OCoLC)871670499
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Pogue Harrison
ISBN: 9780226172040 022617204X
OCLC Number: 894668709
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Anthropos --
Wisdom and genius --
Neotenic revolutions --
Amor mundi --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Robert Pogue Harrison.

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How old are you? The more thought you bring to bear on the question, the harder it is to answer. For we age simultaneously in different ways: biologically, psychologically, socially. This book ranges  Read more...

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