Bereft of Reason: On the Decline of Social Thought and Prospects for Its Renewal

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In this radical critique of contemporary social theory, Eugene Halton argues that both modernism and postmodernism are damaged philosophies whose acceptance of the myths of the mind/body dichotomy make them incapable of solving our social dilemmas. Claiming that human beings should be understood as far more than simply a form of knowledge, social construction, or contingent difference, Halton argues that contemporary thought has lost touch with the spontaneous passions--or enchantment--of life. Exploring neglected works in ...

Bereft of Reason: On the Decline of Social Thought and Prospects for Its Renewal 1997, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226314624

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Bereft of Reason: On the Decline of Social Thought and Prospects for Its Renewal 1995, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226314617

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