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Building a Bridge to the 18th Century : How the Past Can Improve Our Future - 99 edition

Building a Bridge to the 18th Century : How the Past Can Improve Our Future (ISBN10: 0375701273; ISBN13: 9780375701276)
ISBN13: 978-0375701276
ISBN10: 0375701273

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ISBN13: 978-0375401299
ISBN10: 0375401296

Summary: In Building a Bridge to the 18th Century, acclaimed cultural critic Neil Postman offers a cure for the hysteria and hazy values of the postmodern world.

Postman shows us how to reclaim that balance between mind and machine in a dazzling celebration of the accomplishments of the Enlightenment-from Jefferson's representative democracy to Locke's deductive reasoning to Rousseau's demand that the care and edification of children be considered an investment in o ...show moreur collective future. Here, too, is the bold assertion that Truth is invulnerable to fashion or the passing of time. Provocative and brilliantly argued, Building a Bridge to the 18th Century illuminates a navigable path through the Information Age-a byway whose signposts, it turns out, were there all along.
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Edition/Copyright: 99
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage Books
Published: 10/28/2000
International: No

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