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The Resource Lives of the mind : the use and abuse of intelligence from Hegel to Wodehouse, Roger Kimball

Lives of the mind : the use and abuse of intelligence from Hegel to Wodehouse, Roger Kimball

Label
Lives of the mind : the use and abuse of intelligence from Hegel to Wodehouse
Title
Lives of the mind
Title remainder
the use and abuse of intelligence from Hegel to Wodehouse
Statement of responsibility
Roger Kimball
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Part cautionary tale, part celebration, this book is a witty, deeply engaging guide for the perlexed
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kimball, Roger
Dewey number
190
Index
index present
LC call number
B791
LC item number
.K535 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Philosophie
  • Philosophes
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Genialiteit
  • Intelligentie
  • Misbruik
  • Geschichte
  • Intelligenz
  • Philosophie
  • Filosofía moderna
  • Filosofía
Label
Lives of the mind : the use and abuse of intelligence from Hegel to Wodehouse, Roger Kimball
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • What did Kierkegaard want
  • George Santayana
  • Wittgenstein : the philosophical porcupine
  • Bertrand Russell : apostle of disillusionment
  • Who was David Stove
  • Tocqueville today
  • Anthony Trollope : a novelist who hunted the fox
  • G.C. Lichtenberg : a"spy on humanity"
  • The genius of Wodehouse
  • The mystery of Charles Péguy
  • Raymond Aron and the power of ideas
  • Plutarch and the issue of character
  • "Strange seriousness" : discovering Daumier
  • Walter Bagehot : the greatest Victorian
  • What's left of Descartes
  • Schiller's "education"
  • The difficulty with Hegel
  • Schopenhauer's worlds
Control code
ocm50184920
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
viii, 375 pages
Isbn
9781566634793
Lccn
2002073681
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o50184920
  • (OCoLC)50184920
Label
Lives of the mind : the use and abuse of intelligence from Hegel to Wodehouse, Roger Kimball
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • What did Kierkegaard want
  • George Santayana
  • Wittgenstein : the philosophical porcupine
  • Bertrand Russell : apostle of disillusionment
  • Who was David Stove
  • Tocqueville today
  • Anthony Trollope : a novelist who hunted the fox
  • G.C. Lichtenberg : a"spy on humanity"
  • The genius of Wodehouse
  • The mystery of Charles Péguy
  • Raymond Aron and the power of ideas
  • Plutarch and the issue of character
  • "Strange seriousness" : discovering Daumier
  • Walter Bagehot : the greatest Victorian
  • What's left of Descartes
  • Schiller's "education"
  • The difficulty with Hegel
  • Schopenhauer's worlds
Control code
ocm50184920
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
viii, 375 pages
Isbn
9781566634793
Lccn
2002073681
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o50184920
  • (OCoLC)50184920

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