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The Resource Cynicism from Diogenes to Dilbert, Ian Cutler ; foreword by Yiannis Gabriel

Cynicism from Diogenes to Dilbert, Ian Cutler ; foreword by Yiannis Gabriel

Label
Cynicism from Diogenes to Dilbert
Title
Cynicism from Diogenes to Dilbert
Statement of responsibility
Ian Cutler ; foreword by Yiannis Gabriel
Creator
Contributor
Author of introduction
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The book focuses on significant periods of historical change, such as the Renaissance, and the historical cynics responsible for several seminal social ideas, including cosmopolitanism, asceticism, and parrhesia. The author claims that aspects of Greek cynicism are present in contemporary society, offering a positive strategy for living in a hostile world"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cutler, Ian
Index
index present
LC call number
  • HM1011
  • B508
LC item number
  • .C88 2005
  • .C88 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gabriel, Yiannis
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cynicism
  • Cynics (Greek philosophy)
Label
Cynicism from Diogenes to Dilbert, Ian Cutler ; foreword by Yiannis Gabriel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-219) 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
Classical foundations of cynicism -- Renaissance cynicism : the limits of cynicism -- Nietzschean cynicism : the link between the ancient and the modern forms -- Postmodern cynicism -- Return of the dog cynics : 20th century performance art -- Contemporary faces of cynicism : action, laughter and silence -- Cynical responses to the 21st century
Control code
982005016998
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 227 p.
Isbn
9780786420933
Lccn
2005016998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Cynicism from Diogenes to Dilbert, Ian Cutler ; foreword by Yiannis Gabriel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-219) 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
Classical foundations of cynicism -- Renaissance cynicism : the limits of cynicism -- Nietzschean cynicism : the link between the ancient and the modern forms -- Postmodern cynicism -- Return of the dog cynics : 20th century performance art -- Contemporary faces of cynicism : action, laughter and silence -- Cynical responses to the 21st century
Control code
982005016998
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 227 p.
Isbn
9780786420933
Lccn
2005016998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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