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Fools and philosophers

Fools and philosophers

an anthology revealing the great comic figures of English literature in their own words

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementarranged by J.B.Priestley.
ContributionsPriestley, J. B. 1894-1984.
The Physical Object
Pagination298p.
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21533410M

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Priestley, J.B. (John Boynton), Fools and philosophers. London: J. Lane, [] (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Duhring, Julia, Philosophers and fools. Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott & co., (OCoLC)

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Priestley, J.B. (John Boynton), Fools and philosophers. New York, Dodd, Mead & co., (OCoLC) In this short, provocative book, Hans-Georg Moeller develops a critique of morality from an amoralist perspective. Moeller, a specialist in Chinese and comparative philosophy and the social systems theory of the German sociologist Niklas Luhmann, has previously published books on Daoism and Luhmann, and this book reads largely as a commentary on and application of .

A devastating critique of modern left-wing thinking from a leading political philosopher. In Fools, Frauds and Firebrands, philosopher Roger Scruton, one of the leading critics of leftist orientations in modern Western civilization, examines the thinkers who have been most influential on the attitudes of the New Left/5(). Fools Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left was released on October 8th. For those that would like to order their copy now - please visit the Bloomsbury website. About Fools.


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FOOLS AND PHILOSOPHERS: A Gallery of Comic Figures from English Literature. London: John Lane / Bodley Head, (). First edition. Several leaves roughly opened resulting in shallow chips to margins otherwise very good to near fine. Selected Essays. Author: Roger Scruton; Publisher: New York Review of Books ISBN: Category: Political Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Hard-hitting essays by acclaimed social commentator and philosopher Roger Scruton, guaranteed to provoke lively debate A wide-ranging selection that includes essays on architecture and modern art.

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