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Making of the Modern Mind A Survey of the Intellectual Background of the Present Age

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ISBN-10: 0231041438

ISBN-13: 9780231041430

Edition: 50th 1976 (Reprint)

Authors: John Herman Randall, Jacques Barzun

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This outstanding work on the history of philosophy and ideas, written by world-renowned philosopher, historian of philosophy, and teacher John Herman Randall, Jr., is now available for the first time in paperback. Long acclaimed a contemporary classic, The Making of the Modern Mind displays the comprehensiveness, clarity of style, balance, and wit that came to characterize all of Dr. Randall's works. From the medieval worldview to the modern outlook, this work presents a sweeping intellectual history in one volume. The emphasis is on ideas in their historical setting, on how modes of thought emerge, grow, influence and react to one another, and sometimes, when no longer useful, even die.…    
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Edition: 50th
Copyright year: 1976
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/22/1976
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 696
Size: 5.31" wide x 7.95" long x 1.77" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

The Intellectual Outlook of Medieval Christendom
The Coming of Age of the Western Peoples.
The World as the Scene of the Drama of Salvation
The Chief End of Man-The Enjoyment of Eternal Life
The Embodiment-The City of God
The Embodiment-Lay Society
The New world of the Renaissance
The New Interests of the Modern Age-The Natural Man
The Religious Reaction-The Revolt from the Medieval Church
The Revolt from Feudalism and a Unified Christendom
The New Interests of the Modern Age-The World of Nature
The New Scene of Human Life
The Order of Nature-The Development of Thought in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
The Newtonian World-Machine
The Religion of Reason
The Sciences of Man-The Sciences of Human Nature and of Business
The Science of Man-The Science of Government
The Mortality of Reasonableness-Humanitarianism
The Growing World-Thought and Aspiration in the Last Hundred Years
The Romantic Protest Against the Age of Reason
The Conflict of Social Ideals to 1848
The World Conceived as a Process of Growth and Evolution
The Science of Man in the Growing World
Religion in the Growing World
Philosophic Reactions to the Growing World of Mechanism and Naturalism
Social Ideals in the Growing World