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The Resource The terror of history : on the uncertainties of life in Western civilization, Teofilo F. Ruiz

The terror of history : on the uncertainties of life in Western civilization, Teofilo F. Ruiz

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The terror of history : on the uncertainties of life in Western civilization
Title
The terror of history
Title remainder
on the uncertainties of life in Western civilization
Statement of responsibility
Teofilo F. Ruiz
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book reflects on Western humanity's efforts to escape from history and its terrors--from the existential condition and natural disasters to the endless succession of wars and other man-made catastrophes. Drawing on historical episodes ranging from antiquity to the recent past, and combining them with literary examples and personal reflections, Teofilo Ruiz explores the embrace of religious experiences, the pursuit of worldly success and pleasures, and the quest for beauty and knowledge as three primary responses to the individual and collective nightmares of history. The result is a profo
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ruiz, Teofilo F.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization, Western
  • Uncertainty
  • Terror
  • Disasters
  • Adjustment (Psychology)
  • HISTORY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Adjustment (Psychology)
  • Civilization, Western
  • Disasters
  • Uncertainty
Label
The terror of history : on the uncertainties of life in Western civilization, Teofilo F. Ruiz
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The terror of history -- Religion and the world to come -- The world of matter and the senses -- The lure of beauty and knowledge
Control code
ocn744585087
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 178 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400839421
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttvb8n
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)744585087
Label
The terror of history : on the uncertainties of life in Western civilization, Teofilo F. Ruiz
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The terror of history -- Religion and the world to come -- The world of matter and the senses -- The lure of beauty and knowledge
Control code
ocn744585087
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 178 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400839421
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttvb8n
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)744585087

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