Radical Hope

Author: Jonathan Lear
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674040023
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This is a vulnerability that affects us all--insofar as we are all inhabitants of a civilization, and civilizations are themselves vulnerable to historical forces. How should we live with this vulnerability?

Radical Hope

Author: Jonathan Lear
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674023291
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The philosophy and ethical inquiry of a people faced with the end of their way of life is pursued through the story of the Crow Nation as their culture was about to collapse.

Radical Hope

Author: Jonathan Lear
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674027466
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The philosophy and ethical inquiry of a people faced with the end of their way of life is pursued through the story of the Crow Nation as their culture was about to collapse.

Radical Hope

Author: Carolina De Robertis
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 052543514X
Size: 33.98 MB
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Radical Hope is a collection of letters—to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged—written by award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, and ...

A Case For Irony

Author: Jonathan Lear
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674063147
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Joan Didion has lamented that Obama’s United States is an “irony-free zone." Here Jonathan Lear argues that irony is one of the tools we use to live seriously, to get the hang of becoming human.

The Method Of Hope

Author: Hirokazu Miyazaki
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804757171
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The book participates in on-going debates in social theory about how to reclaim the category of hope in progressive thought. What is hope? Can one hope to understand it? Must one hope in order to understand it?

On Manners

Author: Karen Stohr
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135164312
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But in On Manners, Karen Stohr turns the tables on these easy prejudices, demonstrating that the scope of manners is much broader than most people realize and that manners lead directly to the roots of enduring ethical questions.

Medusa S Hair

Author: Gananath Obeyesekere
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022618921X
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In its analyses of the symbolism of guilt, the adaptational and integrative significance of belief in spirits, and a host of related issues concerning possession states and religiosity, this book marks a provocative advance in psychological ...

Ironic Life

Author: Richard J. Bernstein
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1509505768
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Bernstein begins his inquiry with a critical examination of the work of two contemporary philosophers for whom irony is vital: Jonathan Lear and Richard Rorty.

Tuhami

Author: Vincent Crapanzano
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022619146X
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Tuhami is an illiterate Moroccan tilemaker who believes himself married to a camel-footed she-demon. A master of magic and a superb story-teller, Tuhami lives in a dank, windowless hovel near the kiln where he works.