Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the new Left [Audiobook] download free by Roger Scruton

Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the new Left Audiobook download free by Roger Scruton
  • Listen audiobook: Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the new Left
  • Author: Roger Scruton
  • Release date: 2017/9/3
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9781472935953
  • Rating: 9.04 of 10
  • Votes: 441
  • Review by: Lilla Lemay
  • Review rating: 9.56 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/1
  • Duration: 3H49M7S in 256 kbps (60.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-18
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA, Musepack, MP3, MPEG4, OGG, Apple Lossless, FLAC, WAV (compression ZIP, RAR, TAR.BZ, CPIO, ACE)
  • Total pages original book: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 33 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 23M39S (6.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: The thinkers who have been most influential on the attitudes of the New Left are examined in this study by one of the leading critics of leftist orientations in modern Western civilization. Scruton begins with a ruthless analysis of New Leftism and concludes with a critique of the key strands in its thinking. He conducts a reappraisal of such major left-wing thinkers as: E. P. Thompson, Ronald Dworkin, R. D. Laing, Jurgen Habermas, Gyorgy Lukacs, Jean-Paul Sartre, Jacques Derrida, Slavoj Zizek, Ralph Milliband and Eric Hobsbawm. In addition to assessments of these thinkers' philosophical and political contributions, the book contains a biographical and bibliographical section summarizing their careers and most important writings.In Thinkers of the New Left Scruton asks, what does the Left look like today and as it has evolved since 1989? He charts the transfer of grievances from the working class to women, gays and immigrants, asks what can we put in the place of radical egalitarianism, and what explains the continued dominance of antinomian attitudes in the intellectual world? Can there be any foundation for resistance to the leftist agenda without religious faith?Scruton's exploration of these important issues is written with skill, perception and at all times with pellucid clarity. The result is a devastating critique of modern left-wing thinking.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Marxism & Communism, Political Science & Theory, Social & Political Philosophy, Socialism & Left-of-centre Democratic Ideologies
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.98 USD
  • Dimensions: 135x216x25.4mm
  • Weight: 336g
  • Printed by: Bloomsbury Continuum
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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