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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Webel, Charles P.
Politics of Rationality : Reason through Occidental History.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Charles P Webel
|Description:||1 online resource (238 pages).|
|Contents:||Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction: Reason within Occidental History; 1 From the Deed to the Word: Reason and Rationality in the Discourse of Ancient Occidental Intellectuals, Especially Plato; 2 From the State of Reason to Raison d'État: Machiavelli and the Historicity of All Ideals; 3 Kant: The Architectonic of Reason; 4 Max Weber: The Disenchantment of Reason with the Domination of Rationality; Conclusion: History within Reason, or a World without Reason?; Index.|
|Series Title:||Routledge studies in social and political thought.|
" Reason is one of the most contested concepts of our time. With deftness and with real historical and exegetical scholarship, as well as with great range, Charles Webel carefully negotiates these