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America the Philosophical

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ISBN-10: 0345804708

ISBN-13: 9780345804709

Edition: N/A

Authors: Carlin Romano

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   A bold, insightful book that rejects the myth of America the Unphilosophical, arguing that America today towers as the most philosophical culture in the history of the world, an unprecedented marketplace of truth and argument that far surpasses ancient Greece or any other place one can name.   With verve and keen intelligence, Carlin Romano—Pulitzer Prize finalist, award-winning book critic, and professor of philosophy—takes on the widely held belief that ours is an anti–intellectual society. Instead, while providing a richly reported overview of American thought, Romano argues that ordinary Americans see through phony philosophical justifications faster than anyone else, and that the…    
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Book details

List price: $21.50
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/23/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English