In this remarkable book, regarded by Russell as one of the most important of his career, he argues that power is man's ultimate goal and is, in its many guises, the single most important element in the development of any society.
Throughout her distinguished and prolific writing career, she explored questions of good and bad, myth and morality. The framework for Murdoch's questions - and her own conclusions - can be found in the Sovereignty of Good.
In addresses written for a wide general audience, one of the twentieth century's most prominent thinkers, Claude Levi-Strauss, here offers the insights of a lifetime on the crucial questions of human existence.
Central to Maurice Merleau-Ponty's thought was the idea that human understanding comes from our bodily experience of the world that we perceive. This title provides a guide to a whole universe of experience, from the pursuit of scientific knowledge, through the psychic life of animals to the glories of the art of Paul Cezanne.
Takes an approach - 'New Historicism' drew from history, anthropology, Marxist theory, post-structuralism, and psychoanalysis and in the process, blew apart the academic boundaries insulating literature from the world around it. This book charts the evolution of that approach and provides an exploration of a contradictory epoch.
In this book Fromm set out to identify 'what man is, how he ought to live, and how the tremendous energies within man can be released and used productively.' It makes for exciting, illuminating, even life-changing reading.