Staring Into Chaos: Explorations in the Decline of Western Civilization

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Mr. Brander explores the view that Western civilization is coming to an end, at least in the technological, materialistic, and expansionist form in which it has dominated the world for five centuries. He begins with a survey of some two dozen social thinkers who have sounded warnings of decline since the mid-nineteenth century, among them Tolstoy, Jacob Burckhardt, Henry and Brooks Adams, and Albert Schweitzer. Then, turning to the three greatest theorists of decline, he devotes the largest part of his book to an invaluable ...

Staring Into Chaos: Explorations in the Decline of Western Civilization 1998, Spence Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9780965320856

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