The Root Is Man (New Autonomy Series)

Nonfiction Macdonald has turned his back on every kind of doctrine that implicitly would treat man as an object, even from a benevolent point of view What he is concerned with is to create a humanism that can hold its own in the face of enormous bureaucracies and the atom bomb In so doing he has had to renounce many things which he had heretofore energetically championNonfiction Macdonald has turned his back on every kind of doctrine that implicitly would treat man as an object, even from a benevolent point of view What he is concerned with is to create a humanism that can hold its own in the face of enormous bureaucracies and the atom bomb In so doing he has had to renounce many things which he had heretofore energetically championed This is further evidence of what a really serious person he is Hannah Arendt Dwight Macdonald is a shining example of an uncompromising radical thinker The Root is Man is his fierce declaration of the urgency of the struggle for freedom in an era when only conservatives have been interested in it Stanley Aronowitz The Root is Man endures as one of the most sensitive analyses of the terrifying challenges facing humanity into the twenty first century Michael Wreszin
The Root Is Man New Autonomy Series Nonfiction Macdonald has turned his back on every kind of doctrine that implicitly would treat man as an object even from a benevolent point of view What he is concerned with is to create a humanism

  • Title: The Root Is Man (New Autonomy Series)
  • Author: Dwight Macdonald
  • ISBN: 9781570270178
  • Page: 360
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. In this work, moral questions seem as bewildering and fascinating as I have always felt them to be.Since I first read it, I have become fascinated by the life and times of Dwight Macdonald, critic, essayist, and radical. This piece was published in Macdonald's magazine Politics in two separate issues in 1946, a moment of American history bearing only a slight resemblance to our own. Yet, the superficial "datedness" of his concerns, revolving around Marxism, Nazism, and Stalinism, on closer exami [...]

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