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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Richard Stivers is one of my favorite human beings in the world. He has done so much to help me understand the world in which I find myself. I have been blessed to learn at the table with this well ... Read full review

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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