Political Philosophy 1: Rights--The New Quarrel Between the Ancients and the Moderns

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In recent years, an increasing number of thinkers have grown suspicious of the Enlightenment ideals of progress, reason, and freedom. These critics, many inspired by Martin Heidegger, have attacked modern philosophy's attempt to ground a vision of the world upon the liberty of the human subject. Pointing to the rise of totalitarian regimes in this century, they argue that the Enlightenment has promoted the enslavement of human beings rather than their freedom. In this first of four volumes that aim to revitalize the ...

Political Philosophy 1: Rights--The New Quarrel Between the Ancients and the Moderns 1990, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226244716

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