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Alessandro Maurini's Aldous Huxley: The Political Thought of a Man of Letters PDF

By Alessandro Maurini

ISBN-10: 1498513778

ISBN-13: 9781498513777

Aldous Huxley: The Political considered a guy of Letters argues that Huxley isn't a guy of letters engaged in politics, yet a political philosopher who chooses literature to unfold his principles. His choice for the dystopian style is because of his trust within the great effect of dystopia on twentieth-century political concept. His political considering isn't really systematic, yet this doesn't cease his research from offering components which are unique and up to date, and that characterize attention-grabbing contributions of political conception in all of the spheres that he examines from anti-Marxism to anti-positivism, from political realism to elitism, from feedback of mass society to feedback of totalitarianism, from feedback of ideologies to the way forward for liberal democracy, from pacifism to ecological communitarianism.
Huxley essentially grasped the unsolved problems with modern liberalism, and the significance of his impression on many twentieth-century and present-day political thinkers guarantees that his rules stay quintessential within the present liberal-democratic debate. Brave New World is surely Huxley’s so much winning political manifesto. whereas interpreting the impassioned fight for the advance of all human prospects, it but manages to not shut the doorways definitively at the rebirth of utopia within the age of dystopia.

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