Janus: a summing up

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Random House, 1978 - Philosophy - 354 pages
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User Review  - Briankiwi - Goodreads

After having read a couple of Koestler's books (The Ghost in the Machine, The Case of the Midwife Toad) around 30 years ago, and finding that some of the ideas in them had clung to me through thick ... Read full review

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User Review  - Julie - Goodreads

A thought provoking book that moves along various topics. One subject covered is the weakness in man and his ability to be taken over by the collective, group and nation. The submergence of identity ... Read full review


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Arthur Koestler was born on September 5, 1905 in Budapest, Hungary and studied at the University of Vienna. Koestler was a Middle East correspondent for several German newspapers, wrote for the Manchester Guardian, the London Times and the New York Herald Tribune. Koestler wrote Darkness at Noon, which centers on the destructiveness of politics, The Act of Creation, a book about creativity, and The Ghost in the Machine, which bravely attacks behaviorism. Arthur Koestler died in London on March 3, 1983.

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