The Needs of Strangers
Macmillan, 02.06.2001 - 156 Seiten
This thought provoking book uncovers a crisis in the political imagination, a wide-spread failure to provide the passionate sense of community "in which our need for belonging can be met." Seeking the answers to fundamental questions, Michael Ignatieff writes vividly both about ideas and about the people who tried to live by them—from Augustine to Bosch, from Rosseau to Simone Weil. Incisive and moving,The Needs of Strangers returns philosophy to its proper place, as a guide to the art of being human.
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Although I found the conclusion anticlimactic, the preceding chapter were full of suggestive insights, drawing upon connections in literature not easily seen to others. The first on Shakespeare's Lear ... Vollständige Rezension lesen