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The politically incorrect guide to western civilization, Anthony Esolen

Label
The politically incorrect guide to western civilization
Title
The politically incorrect guide to western civilization
Statement of responsibility
Anthony Esolen
Title variation
Western civilization
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Esolen, Anthony M
Dewey number
909/.09821
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CB245
LC item number
.E695 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization, Western
  • Political correctness
Target audience
adult
Label
The politically incorrect guide to western civilization, Anthony Esolen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"P.I.G. series"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-327) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Athenian relativists
  • Beauty is not merely in the eye of the beholder
  • Universal Good
  • State and the end of man
  • Chapter 2
  • Rome: An Empire of Tradition and Patriarchy
  • 39
  • Respecting your elders
  • Father knows best
  • Tradition's wisdom vs. democracy's fickleness
  • Chapter 1
  • Peace through strength
  • Real reason Rome fell
  • Chapter 3
  • Israel: How God Changed the World
  • 67
  • A God above nature, not a nature god
  • Not a political god, but the King of kings
  • Knowing God yields science
  • They that humble themselves shall be exalted
  • A thousand years are as a day
  • Ancient Greece: Love of Wisdom and Beauty
  • Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews
  • Peace of God that passeth understanding
  • Chapter 4
  • Early Church: Charity and Tolerance Are Born
  • 97
  • How Christianity saved the West
  • Christianity brings equality and tolerance
  • State, that pagan god
  • How Christians elevated culture
  • Truth about heretics
  • 1
  • Good News brings charity
  • Chapter 5
  • High Middle Ages: The Bright Ages
  • 131
  • Islam vs. civilization
  • Warmer is better-someone tell Al Gore
  • Ruggedly alive
  • Bright Ages: Life in the cathedrals
  • Drama's rebirth: Another fruit of Christianity
  • PC myth: The Middle Ages were the Dark Ages
  • Laws that cannot be amended
  • When love and nature were richer
  • PC trope: Dancing angels and pinheads
  • Before PC: When intellectual curiosity could thrive
  • Chapter 6
  • Renaissance: It's Not What You Think
  • 167
  • PC myths about the Renaissance
  • Is there a nature in this man?
  • Honoring the past
  • Shakespeare on his knees
  • Athens: Better than the rest
  • Where the Renaissance went wrong: Undermining authority
  • Chapter 7
  • Enlightenment: Liberty and Tyranny
  • 203
  • Will enslaved
  • "Enlightenment" yields tyranny
  • Ecrasez l'infame!
  • Pilgrim Fathers
  • Conservative Founders?
  • America's forgotten models: Rome and Athens
  • Father, not mother
  • Saving reason from itself
  • Rousseau and the State
  • Samuel Johnson
  • Chapter 8
  • Nineteenth Century: Man Is a God; Man Is a Beast
  • 243
  • Romantics' new religion: Nature
  • Worshipping man
  • What the Industrial Revolution wrought
  • Is there such a thing as bad art?
  • Greek Isles effect
  • Nietzsche: The honest atheist
  • Conservative champions of human dignity
  • Chapter 9
  • Twentieth Century: A Century of Blood
  • 281
  • Walter Mitty, rugged individual
  • Empire strikes back
  • Health of the State, the poverty of the soul
  • Art from the people; Art against the people
  • Science without knowledge
  • Tradition and the natural law
  • Pill's bitter effects
  • History can restore us
Control code
ocn227570264
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 340 pages
Isbn
9781596980594
Lccn
2008017807
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
909.09821 ES58 ; L ; XX-N ; SA ; C0808BT1(SI).
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 227570264
  • (Sirsi) 227570264
  • (OCoLC)227570264
Label
The politically incorrect guide to western civilization, Anthony Esolen
Publication
Copyright
Note
"P.I.G. series"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-327) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Athenian relativists
  • Beauty is not merely in the eye of the beholder
  • Universal Good
  • State and the end of man
  • Chapter 2
  • Rome: An Empire of Tradition and Patriarchy
  • 39
  • Respecting your elders
  • Father knows best
  • Tradition's wisdom vs. democracy's fickleness
  • Chapter 1
  • Peace through strength
  • Real reason Rome fell
  • Chapter 3
  • Israel: How God Changed the World
  • 67
  • A God above nature, not a nature god
  • Not a political god, but the King of kings
  • Knowing God yields science
  • They that humble themselves shall be exalted
  • A thousand years are as a day
  • Ancient Greece: Love of Wisdom and Beauty
  • Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews
  • Peace of God that passeth understanding
  • Chapter 4
  • Early Church: Charity and Tolerance Are Born
  • 97
  • How Christianity saved the West
  • Christianity brings equality and tolerance
  • State, that pagan god
  • How Christians elevated culture
  • Truth about heretics
  • 1
  • Good News brings charity
  • Chapter 5
  • High Middle Ages: The Bright Ages
  • 131
  • Islam vs. civilization
  • Warmer is better-someone tell Al Gore
  • Ruggedly alive
  • Bright Ages: Life in the cathedrals
  • Drama's rebirth: Another fruit of Christianity
  • PC myth: The Middle Ages were the Dark Ages
  • Laws that cannot be amended
  • When love and nature were richer
  • PC trope: Dancing angels and pinheads
  • Before PC: When intellectual curiosity could thrive
  • Chapter 6
  • Renaissance: It's Not What You Think
  • 167
  • PC myths about the Renaissance
  • Is there a nature in this man?
  • Honoring the past
  • Shakespeare on his knees
  • Athens: Better than the rest
  • Where the Renaissance went wrong: Undermining authority
  • Chapter 7
  • Enlightenment: Liberty and Tyranny
  • 203
  • Will enslaved
  • "Enlightenment" yields tyranny
  • Ecrasez l'infame!
  • Pilgrim Fathers
  • Conservative Founders?
  • America's forgotten models: Rome and Athens
  • Father, not mother
  • Saving reason from itself
  • Rousseau and the State
  • Samuel Johnson
  • Chapter 8
  • Nineteenth Century: Man Is a God; Man Is a Beast
  • 243
  • Romantics' new religion: Nature
  • Worshipping man
  • What the Industrial Revolution wrought
  • Is there such a thing as bad art?
  • Greek Isles effect
  • Nietzsche: The honest atheist
  • Conservative champions of human dignity
  • Chapter 9
  • Twentieth Century: A Century of Blood
  • 281
  • Walter Mitty, rugged individual
  • Empire strikes back
  • Health of the State, the poverty of the soul
  • Art from the people; Art against the people
  • Science without knowledge
  • Tradition and the natural law
  • Pill's bitter effects
  • History can restore us
Control code
ocn227570264
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 340 pages
Isbn
9781596980594
Lccn
2008017807
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
909.09821 ES58 ; L ; XX-N ; SA ; C0808BT1(SI).
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 227570264
  • (Sirsi) 227570264
  • (OCoLC)227570264

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