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The Resource Imperfect garden : the legacy of humanism, by Tzvetan Todorov ; translated by Carol Cosman

Imperfect garden : the legacy of humanism, by Tzvetan Todorov ; translated by Carol Cosman

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Imperfect garden : the legacy of humanism
Title
Imperfect garden
Title remainder
the legacy of humanism
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by Tzvetan Todorov ; translated by Carol Cosman
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  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Available in English for the first time, Imperfect Garden is both an approachable intellectual history and a bracing treatise on how we should understand and experience our lives. In it, one of France's most prominent intellectuals explores the foundations, limits, and possibilities of humanist thinking. Through his critical but sympathetic excavation of humanism, Tzvetan Todorov seeks an answer to modernity's fundamental challenge: how to maintain our hard-won liberty without paying too dearly in social ties, common values, and a coherent and responsible sense of self. Todorov reads afresh the
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non fiction
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Imperfect garden : the legacy of humanism, by Tzvetan Todorov ; translated by Carol Cosman
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Imperfect garden : the legacy of humanism, by Tzvetan Todorov ; translated by Carol Cosman
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7t25h
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-246) and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Prologue: The Hidden Pact; Chapter 1: The Interplay of Four Families; Chapter 2: The Declaration of Autonomy; Chapter 3: Interdependence; Chapter 4: Living Alone; Chapter 5: The Ways of Love; Chapter 6: The Individual: Plurality and Universality; Chapter 7: The Choice of Values; Chapter 8: A Morality Made for Humanity; Chapter 9: The Need for Enthusiasm; Epilogue: The Humanist Wager; Bibliography; Index
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1 online resource (viii, 254 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400824908
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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remote

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