The Illusion of Freedom and Equality

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SUNY Press, Jan 7, 2009 - Social Science - 117 pages
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Explores how Enlightenment values have been transformed in a technological civilization.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Freedom and Equality in Enlightenment Thought and American History
12
Freedom and Equality as the Modern Ideology
29
The Reality of Freedom and Equality
63
The Illusion of Freedom and Equality
94
Notes
103
Index
115
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About the author (2009)

Richard Stivers is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Illinois State University and the author of Shades of Loneliness: Pathologies of a Technological Society and Technology as Magic: The Triumph of the Irrational.

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