The Tyranny of Pleasure

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Algora Publishing, 1999 - Psychology - 362 pages
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This provocative book stands the SixtiesOCO Liberation on its head, taking an inventory of its unintended side-effects. No, liberty has not made us happy."
 

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Contents

Note of Authors Intent
7
THIRTY YEARS LATER
27
THE RUBBER WALL
47
THE REAL HAPPINESS OF CAPITAL
67
IS PLEASURE A CHORE?
87
LOST MEMORY
109
JEWS CHRISTIANS AND FLESH
133
THE TRUE INVENTION OF PURITANISM
161
over Bourgeois Discourse 180 The Syndrome of the Bour
182
A Total Social Phenomenon 188 Man Delivered from Rut
190
From Impudicity to Depravity 196 Chi
207
FROM THE PLAN FOR IMMORTALITY TO DEMO
233
HOMOSEXUALS AND FEMINISTS STILL CRUSADING
275
REMAKING THE FAMILY
295
A CERTAIN IDEA OF TIME
317
Notes
335

A Time to Embrace 162 Established Morals 165 Mar
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About the author (1999)

Guillebaud has been a columnist for Le Monde for 20 years and a contributor to the French literary periodical le Nouvel Obersvateur, and an editor at the publishing house Editions du Seuil in Paris. A one-time Sixties radical and a leading intellectual from the Left, he is now protesting "too much liberation".

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