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The Resource The Individual without Passions : Modern Individualism and the Loss of the Social Bond

The Individual without Passions : Modern Individualism and the Loss of the Social Bond

Label
The Individual without Passions : Modern Individualism and the Loss of the Social Bond
Title
The Individual without Passions
Title remainder
Modern Individualism and the Loss of the Social Bond
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
The innovative characteristic of the book lies in its tackling the topic of individualism from the original point of view of a theory of passions . It underlines the importance of the problem of the passions both in forming individual identity and building the social bond . It proposes to contrast the pathological effects of egoistical passions (acquisitive passion and passion of the Self), which are dominant in modernity, with empathetic and solidaristic passions, exemplified in the phenomenon of the gift
Member of
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
302.544
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HM1131 .P8513 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alienation (Social psychology)
  • Individualism
  • Alienation (Social psychology)
  • Individualism
Label
The Individual without Passions : Modern Individualism and the Loss of the Social Bond
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; Abbreviations of the Main Classical Works Quoted in the Text; Chapter One: From the Ethics of Honorto Self-Preservation; Chapter Two: Between Acquisitive Passion and Passion of the Self: Homo Oeconomicus; Chapter Three: The Critique of Acquisitive Individualism and the Search for Authenticity; Chapter Four: The Disappearance of the Passions: Homo Democraticus; Chapter Five: The Passion of Giving and the Communitarian Individual: Homo Reciprocus; Bibliography; Index
Control code
817812219
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (226 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739166574
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
7621398
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)817812219
Label
The Individual without Passions : Modern Individualism and the Loss of the Social Bond
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; Abbreviations of the Main Classical Works Quoted in the Text; Chapter One: From the Ethics of Honorto Self-Preservation; Chapter Two: Between Acquisitive Passion and Passion of the Self: Homo Oeconomicus; Chapter Three: The Critique of Acquisitive Individualism and the Search for Authenticity; Chapter Four: The Disappearance of the Passions: Homo Democraticus; Chapter Five: The Passion of Giving and the Communitarian Individual: Homo Reciprocus; Bibliography; Index
Control code
817812219
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (226 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739166574
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
7621398
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)817812219

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