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The Resource Imperfect garden : the legacy of humanism, by Tzvetan Todorov ; translated by Carol Cosman

Imperfect garden : the legacy of humanism, by Tzvetan Todorov ; translated by Carol Cosman

Label
Imperfect garden : the legacy of humanism
Title
Imperfect garden
Title remainder
the legacy of humanism
Statement of responsibility
by Tzvetan Todorov ; translated by Carol Cosman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Available in English for the first time, Imperfect Garden is both an approachable intellectual history and a bracing treatise on how we should understand and experience our lives. In it, one of France's most prominent intellectuals explores the foundations, limits, and possibilities of humanist thinking. Through his critical but sympathetic excavation of humanism, Tzvetan Todorov seeks an answer to modernity's fundamental challenge: how to maintain our hard-won liberty without paying too dearly in social ties, common values, and a coherent and responsible sense of self. Todorov reads afresh the
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-2017
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Todorov, Tzvetan
Dewey number
144/.0944
Index
index present
LC call number
B778
LC item number
.T5613 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Humanism
  • Individualism
  • Social values
  • Philosophy, French
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Humanism
  • Individualism
  • Philosophy, French
  • Social values
  • France
Label
Imperfect garden : the legacy of humanism, by Tzvetan Todorov ; translated by Carol Cosman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-246) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Prologue: The Hidden Pact; Chapter 1: The Interplay of Four Families; Chapter 2: The Declaration of Autonomy; Chapter 3: Interdependence; Chapter 4: Living Alone; Chapter 5: The Ways of Love; Chapter 6: The Individual: Plurality and Universality; Chapter 7: The Choice of Values; Chapter 8: A Morality Made for Humanity; Chapter 9: The Need for Enthusiasm; Epilogue: The Humanist Wager; Bibliography; Index
Control code
52137253
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 254 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400824908
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttv55h
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52137253
Label
Imperfect garden : the legacy of humanism, by Tzvetan Todorov ; translated by Carol Cosman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-246) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Prologue: The Hidden Pact; Chapter 1: The Interplay of Four Families; Chapter 2: The Declaration of Autonomy; Chapter 3: Interdependence; Chapter 4: Living Alone; Chapter 5: The Ways of Love; Chapter 6: The Individual: Plurality and Universality; Chapter 7: The Choice of Values; Chapter 8: A Morality Made for Humanity; Chapter 9: The Need for Enthusiasm; Epilogue: The Humanist Wager; Bibliography; Index
Control code
52137253
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 254 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400824908
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttv55h
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52137253

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