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Specter of the Absurd: Sources and Criticisms of Modern Nihilism
This book is our century s most comprehensive and wise treatment of nihilism in all of its guises, comparing favorably with Rosen, Cavell, and indeed with Spengler. Crosby argues that our culture is genuinely haunted by nihilism expressing itself in the fideism of fundamentalism as well as in the debilitating alienation from all orientation. This results from a one-sided d ...more
Paperback, 456 pages
Published July 8th 1988 by State University of New York Press
(first published July 1st 1988)
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