Escape from Reason
Despite our obsession with the emotive and the experiential, we still face perennial existential problems anxiety, despair, purposelessness.
How did we get here? And where do we finda remedy?
In this modern classic, Francis A. Schaeffer traces trends in twentieth-century thought and unpacks how key ideas have shaped our society. Wide-ranging in his analysis, Schaeffer examines philosophy, science, art and popular culture to identify dualism, fragmentation and the decline of reason.
Schaeffer's work takes on a newfound relevance today in his prescient anticipation of the contemporary postmodern ethos. His critique demonstrates Christianity's promise for a new century, one in as much need as ever of purpose and hope.
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Review: Escape from Reason: A Penetrating Analysis of Trends in Modern ThoughtUser Review - Goodreads
Educational, fairly short book about the history of philosophy and worldviews. Helps me understand thinking in today's culture and how it traces back to Aquinas' time. Schaeffer makes the important ... Read full review
Review: Escape from Reason: A Penetrating Analysis of Trends in Modern ThoughtUser Review - John Wise - Goodreads
Top 5. The most helpful book I have read explaining the big-picture overview of thought from Thomas Aquinas to the modern day. If you want to know how we got to our current ideological state today ... Read full review
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