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The Tower and the Abyss





ISBN 9780887387883
Published January 30, 1989 by Routledge
360 Pages

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Book Description

This book shows the various evolutionary forces which have converged from different directions to effect human disintegration. It discusses the evidences of disintegration in all fields of contemporary experience, from social, political and economic processes to those in learning, art and poetry.

Table of Contents

1. The Human Scene: Individual, Community, Collective 2. The Split from Without: I Collectivization 3. The Split from Without: II Totalization and Terror 4. The Split from Within: I Second Consciousness and Fractionized Universe 5. The Split from Within: II New Sensibility, Psychoanalysis and Existentialist Experience: Sensibility, Psychoanalysis, Existentialist, Experience 6. Man Without Values: Man without Values 7. Possible Utopia: Possible Utopia

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