The Optimistic Leftist

Author: Ruy Teixeira
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1250089670
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There is no substitute for optimism and an economic climate that promotes optimism. The time has come, as Ruy Teixeira argues in this book, for the optimistic leftist.

Mein Katalonien

Author: George Orwell
Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG
ISBN: 3257602480
Size: 78.44 MB
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Ende 1936 kam Orwell als Zeitungsreporter nach Barcelona, um über den Bürgerkrieg zu berichten.

Das Kapital Im 21 Jahrhundert

Author: Thomas Piketty
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 3406671322
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In Das Kapital im 21. Jahrhundert analysiert Thomas Piketty ein beeindruckendes Datenmaterial aus 20 Ländern, zurückgehend bis ins 18. Jahrhundert, um auf dieser Basis die entscheidenden ökonomischen und sozialen Abläufe freizulegen.

A Failed Empire

Author: Vladislav Martinovich Zubok
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
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The optimistic spirit of the time was rooted in a strong belief in human reason, in
the collective ability to overcome any difficulties if armed with scientific
knowledge and freed from bureaucratic constraints.76 The scientific community
was the primary forum for the optimistic leftist intellectual culture in the Soviet
Union. Boosted by the growth of the military- industrial complex and competition
with the United States, scientists seemed to be one of the most influential elite
groups in the Soviet ...

Japan S Invisible Race

Author: George A. De Vos
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press
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Nishimoto of Kyoto Prefectural University defines Dowa education as "the
democratic education for the removal of Buraku discrimination and, in this sense,
for the liberation of Buraku." But he criticizes the "optimistic" leftist standpoint and
emphasizes that "simple change of the external political system does not change
human nature and therefore does not lead to the removal of discrimination." He
stresses the importance of cultivating what he calls "the feeling of resistance" (
teiko-kan), ...

Skepticism And Humanism

Author: Paul Kurtz
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412834117
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Rorty advises us to return to the optimistic and reformist Left of the first two-thirds
of the twentieth century, and he heralds the democratic and progressive
philosophy of hope of both Dewey and Walt Whitman and the national pride in
America that they exhibited. Dewey and Whitman attempted to secularize
American life, and they expressed the values of liberal humanism in doing so.
Rorty uses the term reformist Left (I think that the use of the term Left at this late
date is unfortunate) to ...

Crime And Punishment

Author: Gary Cox
Publisher: Twayne Pub
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... and there are no boundaries, and that's the way it should be!" His thoughts are
quite confused at this point. He says he feels revulsion, that man is vile, but he
concludes that if he is wrong and man is not vile, then there are no boundaries (to
the commission of crime, and so he may commit the murder). He invokes the
favorite concept of the nihilists, overcoming prejudice in favor of the natural
sciences, to justify his project. Even though he bases his project on the optimistic,
leftist view ...

Antifragilit T

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Albrecht Knaus Verlag
ISBN: 3641091209
Size: 55.63 MB
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Taleb ist einer der prägenden Denker des 21. Jahrhunderts – Antifragilität ist sein zentrales Werk In seinem Weltbestseller Der Schwarze Schwan problematisierte Nassim Nicholas Taleb die zunehmende Unberechenbarkeit der Welt.


Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 310401616X
Size: 71.99 MB
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In einem wahren Opus Magnum, einer groß angelegten Gesamtgeschichte unserer Zivilisation, untersucht der weltbekannte Evolutionspsychologe Steven Pinker die Entwicklung der Gewalt von der Urzeit bis heute und in allen ihren individuellen ...