Modernity on Endless Trial (Paperback)Leszek Kolakowski (author)
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"Exemplary. . . . It should be celebrated." -Arthur C. Danto, New York Times Book Review
"This book . . . express[es] Kolakowski's thought on God, man, reason, history, moral truth and original sin, prompted by observation of the dramatic struggle among Christianity, the Enlightenment and modern totalitarianism. It is a wonderful collection of topics." -Thomas Nagel, Times Literary Supplement
"No better antidote to bumper-sticker thinking exists than this collection of 24 'appeals for moderation in consistency,' and never has such an antidote been needed more than it is now." -Joseph Coates, Chicago Tribune
"Whether learned or humorous, these essays offer gems in prose of diamond hardness, precision, and brilliance." -Thomas D'Evelyn, The Christian Science Monitor
A "Notable Books of the Year 1991" selection, New York Times Book Review-a "Noted with Pleasure" selection, New York Times Book Review-a "Summer Reading 1991" selection, New York Times Book Review-a "Books of the Year" selection, The Times.
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Number of pages: 267
Weight: 397 g
Dimensions: 23 x 15 x 2 mm
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