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Title The reckless mind : intellectuals in politics; with a new afterword / Mark Lilla.
Author Lilla, Mark, author.
Publication New York : NYRB/New York Review Books, [2016]
Copyright date ©2016
Description xiii, 229 pages ; 21 cm.
Call # 305.552 L
Series New York Review books
New York Review Books collection.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Martin Heidegger -- Hannah Arendt -- Karl Jaspers -- Carl Schmitt -- Walter Benjamin -- Alexandre Kojève -- Michel Foucault -- Jacques Derrida -- The lure of Syracuse -- Sola Fide.
Summary In 1953 Czeslaw Milosz published The Captive Mind, his classic study of how intellectuals in postwar Eastern Europe were tempted to collaborate with the Communist system under which they lived. But they were hardly unique. European history of the past century is full of examples of philosophers, writers, and jurists who, whether they lived in democratic, Communist, or fascist societies, supported and defended totalitarian principles and horrific regimes.
Subject Intellectuals -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Totalitarianism -- History -- 20th century.
Intellectual life. (OCoLC)fst00975769
Intellectuals. (OCoLC)fst00975799
Totalitarianism. (OCoLC)fst01153040
Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245064
ISBN 9781681371160 (paperback) :
1681371162 (paperback)

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