A critical and creative analysis of the decline of political philosophy in an attempt to understand the nineteenth and twentieth century philosophical and political thinking.
Originally published in 1957.
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Table of Contents:
- Frontmatter, pg. i
- Preface, pg. vii
- Contents, pg. xi
- CHAPTER I. Introduction: The Recline of the Enlightenment, pg. 1
- CHAPTER II. The Romantic Mind, pg. 26
- CHAPTER III. The Unhappy Consciousness in Society, pg. 65
- CHAPTER IV. The Romanticism of Defeat, pg. 108
- CHAPTER V. Christian Fatalism, pg. 164
- CHAPTER VI. The End of Radicalism, pg. 218
- Conclusion, pg. 270
- Bibliography, pg. 275
- Index, pg. 299