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Title
Cynicism from Diogenes to Dilbert
Type
Text
Subject
Cynicism--Social aspects.
Cynics (Greek philosophy)
Language
English
Classification
LCC: HM1011 .C88 2005 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 149 full (Assigner: dlc)
Identified By
Lccn: 2005016998
Summary
"The book focuses on significant periods of historical change, such as the Renaissance, and the historical cynics responsible for several seminal social ideas, including cosmopolitanism, asceticism, and parrhesia. The author claims that aspects of Greek cynicism are present in contemporary society, offering a positive strategy for living in a hostile world"--Provided by publisher.
Table Of Contents
Classical foundations of cynicism
Renaissance cynicism : the limits of cynicism
Nietzschean cynicism : the link between the ancient and the modern forms
Postmodern cynicism
Return of the dog cynics : 20th century performance art
Contemporary faces of cynicism : action, laughter and silence
Cynical responses to the 21st century.
Authorized Access Point
Cutler, Ian, 1948- Cynicism from Diogenes to Dilbert