9781566634793

Lives of the Mind: The Use and Abuse of Intelligence from Hegel to Wodehouse

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    9781566634793

  • ISBN10:

    1566634792

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-09-01
  • Publisher: Ivan R. Dee Publisher

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Summary

This book provides a sharply observed tour of Western intellectual and artistic aspiration.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Raymond Aron and the Power of Ideasp. 3
Plutarch and the Issue of Characterp. 18
"Strange Seriousness": Discovering Daumierp. 37
Walter Bagehot: The Greatest Victorianp. 52
What's Left of Descartes?p. 81
Schiller's "Education"p. 101
The Difficulty With Hegelp. 119
Schopenhauer's Worldsp. 140
What Did Kierkegaard Want?p. 156
George Santayanap. 178
Wittgenstein: The Philosophical Porcupinep. 201
Bertrand Russell: Apostle of Disillusionmentp. 222
Who Was David Stove?p. 246
Tocqueville Todayp. 275
Anthony Trollope: A Novelist Who Hunted the Foxp. 293
G. C. Lichtenberg: A "Spy on Humanity"p. 316
The Genius of Wodehousep. 330
The Mystery of Charles Peguyp. 353
Indexp. 367
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