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The Fateful Question of Culture,9780231084901

The Fateful Question of Culture

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Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 10/1/1997
Publisher(s): Columbia Univ Pr
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Summary

Lost among the shouts and skirmishes of the "culture wars" is the very idea of culture itself.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi
chapter one Introduction
1(20)
chapter two Culture and the Abstract Life
21(40)
chapter three The Question of Our Speech
61(38)
chapter four Language and Culture After the Holocaust
99(42)
chapter five The Sympathy Paradox: Poetry, Feeling, and Modern Cultural Morality
141(24)
chapter six A Culture of Inclusion
165(40)
Appendix One "Culture" and "Civilization" 205(20)
Appendix Two On Methodology 225(6)
Index 231

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