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The Arrogance of Humanism

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An inquiry into the origins, dissemination, and consequences of the modern belief that humans can solve any problem and overcome any difficulty, given time and resources enough.

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worthy one, February 3, 2015 (view all comments by worthy one)
If your quest for a well examined look at your own egoistic assumptions that man and his scientific ways will improve or even save the natural world, read this book. David Ehrenfeld,in his preface,dated April 1978,"...when I saw how our unquestioning humanistic faith in our own omnipotence provides a common explanation for so many seemingly different things that are happening to us;when I perceived the tremendous implications of the wide and widening discrepancy between world-pervasive faith in reason and human power and the living reality of the human condition; then I wrote this book.".
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ISBN:
9780195028904
Author:
Ehrenfeld, David
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
Ehrenfeld, David W.
Location:
Oxford ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Humanism
Subject:
Movements - Humanism
Subject:
Philosophy | History | Renaissance
Subject:
Philosophy | History | Renaissance and Humanism
Subject:
World History-General
Subject:
Philosophy | History | Renaissance & Humanism
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 271-279.
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
19810231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.92x6.26x.75 in. .88 lbs.

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