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new enlightenment

Madhavi Sunder

new enlightenment

by Madhavi Sunder

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional law -- Arab countries.,
  • Islamic law -- Arab countries.,
  • Law reform -- Arab countries.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesConnecticut law review.
    StatementMadhavi Sunder.
    SeriesFeminism and law workshop series, Feminism and law workshop series -- WS [2005-2006, no.9]
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 891-905 ;
    Number of Pages905
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21541696M

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    Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress. "My new favorite book of all time." Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? In this elegant assessment of the human condition in the third millennium, cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the.   "'Enlightenment Now' is not only the best book Pinker's ever written. It's my new favorite book of all time." In the blog post, Gates points to his favorite facts in the book, which show the world.

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR "My new favorite book of all time." --Bill Gates If you think the world is coming to an end, think again: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our problems are formidable, the solutions lie in the Enlightenment ideal of using reason and 4/5(7).   Judged as a therapeutic manual for rattled rationalists, Enlightenment Now is a highly topical and much-needed book. In the end, after all, reason is only the slave of the passions. John Gray’s new book, “Seven Types of Atheism” will be published in April by Allen Lane. Enlightenment Now: the Case for Reason, Science, Humanism and Progress.


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