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The Unconscious Civilization

By John Ralston Saul

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| Paperback | 9780684871080

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Knowledge, The Enlightenment believed, could protect us from the follies of ideology. But Saul maintains that 'knowing' has not made us "conscious'. Instead we have become increadingly passive, our society increadingly conformist. These are no easy s Continue

Knowledge, The Enlightenment believed, could protect us from the follies of ideology. But Saul maintains that 'knowing' has not made us "conscious'. Instead we have become increadingly passive, our society increadingly conformist. These are no easy solutions to this problem, Saul say, but change is still possible.

"Winner of the Govenor General's Award"

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    hard core reading that goes together with voltaire's bastards in explaining how rationality has devasted development in the West and hampered politics...

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Book Details

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  • English Books
  • Paperback 208 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 0684871084
  • ISBN-13: 9780684871080
  • Publisher: Free Press
  • Publish date: 1999-05-01
  • Dimensions: 64 mm x 903 mm x 1,418 mm
  • Also available as: Hardcover , Audio Cassette , Others , eBook
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