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The needs of strangers

Author: Michael Ignatieff
Publisher: New York : Picador USA, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First Picador USA editionView all editions and formats
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This thought provoking book uncovers a crisis in the political imagination, a wide-spread failure to provide the passionate sense of community "in which our need for belonging can be met." Seeking the answers to fundamental questions, Michael Ignatieff writes vividly both about ideas and about the people who tried to live by them'from Augustine to Bosch, from Rosseau to Simone Weil. Incisive and moving, The Needs of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ignatieff, Michael.
Needs of strangers.
(DLC) 2001032091
(OCoLC)46828894
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ignatieff
ISBN: 9781466889064 1466889063
OCLC Number: 899507602
Notes: Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 1984.
Description: 1 online resource (156 pages)
Responsibility: Michael Ignatieff.
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This thought provoking book uncovers a crisis in the political imagination, a wide-spread failure to provide the passionate sense of community "in which our need for belonging can be met." Seeking the answers to fundamental questions, Michael Ignatieff writes vividly both about ideas and about the people who tried to live by them'from Augustine to Bosch, from Rosseau to Simone Weil. Incisive and moving, The Needs of Strangers returns philosophy to its proper place, as a guide to the art of being human.

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