After Progress: Why We Should Change Our Thinking

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As we stand on the brink of the third millennium, a large part of the human race may feel justified in a certain complacency. We are very much in thrall to the idea that history is moving forward in a desirable - or progressive - direction. In much of the world - and certainly in its most prosperous parts - we are all basically liberal, fundamentally pacific and reasonably affluent. Anthony O'Hear argues in this text that we need to temper our optimism and self-assurance, that progress is not inevitable in any field. His ...

After Progress: Why We Should Change Our Thinking 1999, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9780747543862

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