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Breaking With the Enlightenment: The Twilight of History and the Rediscovery of Utopia
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Prometheus Books
Publication date May 1, 1997
Pages 181
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780391040120
ISBN-10 039104012X
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.25 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Original list price $49.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The twentieth century marked the grand culmination of modernism, set in motion by the material and metaphysical forces unleashed by the European Enlightenment in the eighteenth century. A searing account of the myth and reality of modernism, this provocative analysis offers a critique of the ideologies, and the metaphysical underpinnings, of both capitalism and socialism. Kanth views both as embodiments of the same vein of European materialism, while pointing to the radically contrasting values of these Eurocentered visions of society.

Taking the position that human societies are primarily cultural, not material constructs, this work passionately argues for a keen reevalution of the wisdom inherent in the precapitalist, and often extra-European, cultural heritage of humanity in order to determine what lessons might be learned for a human emancipation unmarked by the materialist paradigms of the accumulation of wealth and power.

Editions
This edition contains multiple works--typically stories or entire novels--that are found in different collections. Below find each work in this edition grouped by how you can find each.
Hardcover
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With Julie Iromuanya | from Prometheus Books (May 1, 1997)
9780391040120 | details & prices | 181 pages | 6.25 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $49.95
This edition also contains Mr. and Mrs. Doctor
About: The twentieth century marked the grand culmination of modernism, set in motion by the material and metaphysical forces unleashed by the European Enlightenment in the eighteenth century.
from Humanity Books (May 1, 1997)
9781573923262 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $60.99
About: The twentieth century marked the grand culmination of modernism, set in motion by the material and metaphysical forces unleashed by the European Enlightenment in the eighteenth century.
Paperback
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With Lexie Bay, Vanessa Wu, Kojo Black (other contributor), Lisa Fox, Emerald | from Prometheus Books (May 1, 1997)
9780391040311 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $15.00
This edition also contains The Athletic Aesthetic
About: The twentieth century marked the grand culmination of modernism, set in motion by the material and metaphysical forces unleashed by the European Enlightenment in the eighteenth century.
from Humanity Books (May 1, 1997)
9781573923934 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $28.99
About: The twentieth century marked the grand culmination of modernism, set in motion by the material and metaphysical forces unleashed by the European Enlightenment in the eighteenth century.
Editions for the work Mr. and Mrs. Doctor
Hardcover
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With Rajani Kannepalli Kanth | from Prometheus Books (May 1, 1997); titled "Breaking With the Enlightenment: The Twilight of History and the Rediscovery of Utopia"
9780391040120 | details & prices | 181 pages | 6.25 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $49.95
This edition also contains Breaking With the Enlightenment: The Twilight of History and the Rediscovery of Utopia
About: The twentieth century marked the grand culmination of modernism, set in motion by the material and metaphysical forces unleashed by the European Enlightenment in the eighteenth century.
Paperback
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from Coffee House Pr (May 12, 2015)
9781566893978 | details & prices | 292 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $16.95
About: Ifi and Job, a Nigerian couple in an arranged marriage, begin their lives together in Nebraska with a single, outrageous lie: that Job is a doctor, not a college dropout.

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