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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Chapter One establishes the foundations of classical Greek cynicism, while later chapters illustrate the varied faces of the cynic phenomenon in the persons of such disparate characters as Machiavelli, Nietzsche, Diogenes, the Dadaists, George Bataille, Samuel Beckett, Auberon Waugh, the creators of South Park, and others.

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Cynicism from Diogenes to Dilbert by Ian Cutler

Dewey marked it as to-read Sep 13, Nietzsche is portrayed as the most important representative of both classical and postmodern cynicism, as well as the pivotal link between the two. This single location in South Australia: Refresh and try again. The book focuses on significant periods of historical change, such as the Renaissance, and the historical cynics responsible for several seminal social ideas, including cosmopolitanism ccynicism of the worldasceticism personal growth through self-testingand parrhesia finding one’s voice in the presence of tyrannical forces.

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Cynicism from Diogenes to Dilbert

Cynicism from Diogenes to Dilbert by Ian Cutler. Cynicism began as a school of philosophy that was largely inspired by Socrates and often decried by popular commentators as a social pathology, a nihilistic rebellion dilbeert the foundations of civilization.

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Lists with This Book. The book focuses on significant periods of historical change, such as the Renaissance, and the historical cynics diogenrs for several seminal social ideas, including cosmopolitanism citizenship of the worldasceticism personal growth through self-testingand parrhesia finding one’s voice in the presence of tyrannical forces.

View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Skip to content Skip to search. This book attempts to vindicate cynicism, arguing that it is both a progressive approach to social dilemmas and an enlightened understanding of the human condition. Cynics Greek philosophy Summary “The book focuses on dilbeet periods of historical change, such as the Renaissance, and the historical cynics responsible for several seminal social ideas, including cosmopolitanism, asceticism, and parrhesia.

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