Ideas that matter [electronic resource] : the concepts that shape the 21st century / A. C. Grayling.

Ideas can, and do, change the world. Just as Marxism, existentialism, and feminism shaped the last century, so fundamentalism, globalization, and bioethics are transforming our world now. In "Ideas that Matter," renowned philosopher A.C. Grayling provides a personal dictionary of the ideas that will...

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Main Author: Grayling, A. C.
Language:English
Published: New York : Basic Books, c2010.
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Ideas That Matter : The Concepts That Shape the 21st Century
Format: Electronic eBook
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Ideas can, and do, change the world. Just as Marxism, existentialism, and feminism shaped the last century, so fundamentalism, globalization, and bioethics are transforming our world now. In "Ideas that Matter," renowned philosopher A.C. Grayling provides a personal dictionary of the ideas that will shape our world in the decades to come. With customary wit, fire, and erudition, Grayling ranges across the gamut of essential theories, movements, and philosophies--from animal rights to neurophilosophy to war crimes--provoking and elucidating throughout--Book jacket.
Note:"Reprinted by arrangement with Weidenfeld and Nicolson."
Bibliography Note:Includes bibliographical references (p. [393]-411) and index.
ISBN:9780465021147 (online)
9781282746268 (online)