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Philosophy in the mass age

Author: George Parkin Grant; William Christian
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William Christian has restored the text of the original 1959 edition. He has supplemented it with material from the broadcast version of the lectures, including a ninth lecture, not previously  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Parkin Grant; William Christian
ISBN: 0802004385 9780802004383 0802072283 9780802072283
OCLC Number: 31781393
Notes: Revision of 8 lectures originally broadcast in Jan.-Feb. 1958 in the radio series CBC University of the air and transcription of Grant's answers to questions in a 9th program, Mar. 10, 1958.
Reprint of main texts originally published in 1959 & 1966 by Copp Clark, Toronto.
Description: xxxi, 128 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Philosophy in the Mass Society: Philosophy in the Mass Age --
2. Mythic and Modern Consciousness: The Ancient and the Modern World --
3. Natural Law --
4. History as Progress: The Rebellion of Enlightenment --
5. Marxism: The Ethics of Marxism --
6. Limits of Progress: A Criticism of the Progress Spirit. Middle-Class Morality --
7. American Morality: The American Pragmatic Spirit --
8. Law, Freedom, and Progress: The Limits of Freedom --
Appendix 1: Dr. Grant Answers Questions Raised in Letters from Listeners --
Appendix 2: Introduction to the 1966 edition.
Responsibility: George Grant ; edited with an introduction by William Christian.

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