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Flight from Woman

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ISBN-10: 0913757519

ISBN-13: 9780913757512

Edition: 1998

Authors: Karl Stern, Stern

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Dr. SternÆs The Flight from Woman is a study of the polarity of the sexes as reflected in the conflict between two modes of knowledge--scientific or rational, as contrasted with intuitive or poetic. In exploring this rich theme, he undertakes the psychological portraits of six representative figures whose thought and work have influenced modern man: Descartes, Goethe, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, Tolstoy, and Sartre. The scientific revolution of the last 300 years has yielded, in Dr. SternÆs view, a de-ferninization and de-humanization of society, in the sense that it is a rejection of the kind of wisdom, called sophia, the man comprehends intuitively. "If we equate the one-sidedly rational…    
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Paragon House Publishers
Publication date: 5/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 310
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Introduction
Womanhood
Scientific Knowledge and Poetic Knowledge
Psychoanalysis and Metaphysics
Descartes
Schopenhauer
Sartre
Hedda and Her Companions
Tolstoy
Kierkegaard
Goethe
Marginal Notes
Index