The Discoverers

Author: Daniel Joseph Boorstin
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
ISBN: 9781842122273
Size: 74.26 MB
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This Pulitzer Prize-winning saga of human discovery is the story of countless Columbuses who, in the deep recesses of the past, remain anonymous but in more recent times emerge into the light of history.

The Discoverers

Author: Daniel J. Boorstin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307773555
Size: 73.41 MB
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In the compendious history, Boorstin not only traces man's insatiable need to know, but also the obstacles to discovery and the illusion that knowledge can also put in our way.

The Seekers

Author: Daniel Joseph Boorstin
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
ISBN: 0375704752
Size: 61.98 MB
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Chronicles the human search for meaning and purpose as revealed through the lives and words of Moses, Plato, Machiavelli, Voltaire, Marx, Emerson, Einstein, and other great thinkers

The Genius Of American Politics

Author: Daniel J. Boorstin
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226064918
Size: 54.46 MB
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Daniel Boorstin's answer to this question has been chosen by the Carnegie Corporation of New York for representation in American Panorama as one of the 350 books, old and new, most descriptive of life in the United States.

Angels In The Architecture

Author: Douglas Jones
Publisher: Canon Press & Book Service
ISBN: 1885767404
Size: 66.80 MB
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This book sketches a vision of "medieval Protestantism," a personal and cultural vision that embraces the fullness of Christian truth, beauty, and goodness. "This volume is a breath of fresh air in our polluted religious environment.

The Daniel J Boorstin Reader

Author: Daniel Joseph Boorstin
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780679601654
Size: 54.77 MB
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Daniel Boorstin has spent a lifetime exploring facets of the American experience.

Heroes Of The City Of Man

Author: Peter J. Leithart
Publisher: Canon Press & Book Service
ISBN: 9781885767554
Size: 48.68 MB
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"[Analyzes specific ancient epics and Greek dramas in the light of Christian beliefs. Ancient poets and playwrights discussed: Hesiod, Homer, Virgil, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Aristophanes.]"--Provided by publisher.

The Creators

Author: Daniel J. Boorstin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307817210
Size: 55.28 MB
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Even as he tells the stories of such individual creators as Homer, Joyce, Giotto, Picasso, Handel, Wagner, and Virginia Woolf, Boorstin assembles them into a grand mosaic of aesthetic and intellectual invention.

Illusions Of Freedom

Author: Jeffrey M. Shaw
Publisher: The Lutterworth Press
ISBN: 071884274X
Size: 13.72 MB
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Shaw compares their views on technology and its impact on freedom, and in doing so allows those who may not be familiar with either of these thinkers to investigate some of their other writing more thoroughly.