Small Wonder

Small Wonder

Author: Fred Reinhard Dallmayr

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0742549682

Category: Philosophy

Page: 241

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Small Wonder presents the dangers of the 'underside of modernity': the unleashing of unlimited lust for (global) power and wealth. Relying on leading critical intellectuals, Dallmayr offers a critique of the self-deceptions of our age, pleading in favor of the cultivation of the 'small wonder' of everyday life.
Small Wonder
Language: en
Pages: 241
Authors: Fred Reinhard Dallmayr
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Small Wonder presents the dangers of the 'underside of modernity': the unleashing of unlimited lust for (global) power and wealth. Relying on leading critical intellectuals, Dallmayr offers a critique of the self-deceptions of our age, pleading in favor of the cultivation of the 'small wonder' of everyday life.
Small Wonder
Language: en
Pages: 341
Authors: Barbara Kingsolver
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-15 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

In this collection of essays, the author of High Tide in Tucson brings to us (out of one of history's darker moments) an extended love song to the world we still have. From its opening parable gleaned from recent news about a lost child saved in an astonishing way, the
Small Wonder
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Jonathan Zimmerman
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-07-14 - Publisher: Yale University Press

This engaging book examines the history of the one-room school and how successive generations of Americans have remembered--and just as often misremembered--this powerful national icon.
Seeds of Change
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Priscilla Leder
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-01 - Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press

Barbara Kingsolver's books have sold millions of copies. The Poisonwood Bible was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, and her work is studied in courses ranging from English-as-a-second-language classes to seminars in doctoral programs. Yet, until now, there has been relatively little scholarly analysis of her writings. Seeds of Change: Critical
Infinite Life
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Robert Thurman
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-02-01 - Publisher: Penguin

One of Time magazine's 25 Most Influential People in America writes about taking responsibility for our own happiness and our actions. Robert Thurman is America's most popular and charismatic Buddhist. His first book, Inner Revolution, is an international bestseller and his lectures sell out to thousands. Infinite Life demonstrates that