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The flight from truth : the reign of deceit in the age of information

Author: Jean-François Revel
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Revel, Jean François.
Flight from truth.
New York : Random House, ©1991
(OCoLC)610106581
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-François Revel
ISBN: 0394576438 9780394576435
OCLC Number: 23288002
Notes: Translation of: La connaissance inutile.
Description: xxxviii, 408 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: On our resistance to information --
What is our civilization? --
On simple lies --
The great taboo --
The function of the taboo --
The political function of racism --
The international function of antiracism --
On complex lies --
The need for ideology --
The adulterine power --
The betrayal of the profs --
The failure of culture.
Other Titles: Connaissance inutile.
Responsibility: Jean-François Revel ; translated from the French by Curtis Cate.

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