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Cultural Revolutions

Reason Versus Culture in Philosophy, Politics, and Jihad

Cultural Revolutions( )
Author: Cahoone, Lawrence E.
Publication Date:Apr 2005
Publisher:Pennsylvania State University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $51.95
Book Description:

In this probing examination of the meaning and function of culture in contemporary society, Lawrence Cahoone argues that reason itself is cultural, but no less reasonable for it. While recent political and philosophical movements have recognized that cognition, the self, and politics are embedded in culture, most fail to appreciate the deep changes in rationalism and liberal theory this implies, others leap directly into relativism, and nearly all fail to define culture. Cultural...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / Social History
Psychology / Ethnopsychology
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Social Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.29 x 9.13 x 0.86 Inches
Book Weight:1.13 Pounds

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