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Author Chomsky, Noam, author.

Uniform Title Essays. Selections
Title Masters of mankind : essays and lectures, 1969-2013 / Noam Chomsky.

Publication Info. Chicago, Illinois : Haymarket Books, 2014
2014

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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  320.1 C454m 2014    ---  Available
Description 167 pages ; 22 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword by Marcus Raskin. Knowledge and power: intellectuals and the welfare-warfare state -- Exception to the rules -- Divine license to kill -- "Consent without consent": reflections on the theory and practice of democracy -- Simple truths, hard problems: some thoughts on terror, justice, and self-defense -- Human intelligence and the environment -- Can civilization survive really existing capitalism?
Summary "In this collection of essays from 1969 to 2013, many in book form for the first time, Noam Chomsky examines the nature of state power, from the ideologies driving the Cold War to the War on Terror, and reintroduces the moral and legal questions that all too often go unheeded. With unrelenting logic, he holds the arguments of empire up to critical examination and shatters the myths of those who protect the power and privilege of the few against the interests and needs of the many. An introduction by Marcus Raskin contextualizes Chomsky's place among some of the most influential thinkers of modern history"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject State, The.
Power (Social sciences)
Liberty.
Democracy.
Chomsky, Noam, 1928- (DE-588)118520520
Democracy. (OCoLC)fst00890077
Liberty. (OCoLC)fst00997251
Power (Social sciences) (OCoLC)fst01074219
State, The. (OCoLC)fst01131943
ISBN 9781608463633
160846363X
Standard No. 40024121996

 
    
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