Using the available anthropology, the history of the Crow Indian tribes during their confinement to reservations, and drawing on philosophy and psychoanalytic theory, Lear explores the point at which people face the end of their way of life--a philosophical inquiry into a peculiar vulnerability that goes to the heart of the human condition.

Radical Hope: Ethics in the Face of Cultural Devastation 2008, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674027466

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