From Platos Republic and Bacons New Atlantis to the May 68 revolution, globalization, and the Spanish protests of 20112012, this work covers the key philosophical and cultural ideas behind the utopian visionsthose that have sought to create a better worldthat have given shape to each historical period. Each historical period can be understood as what it was not, or what it hoped or strived to be. Discover the fascinating history of one of the most constant cultural elements that have guided the actions or decisions of many men and women: the desire to create a better world. Get a better understanding of man today and get a view of those hopes of the past that inspired him and his great projects, including the lost paradise of the Bible, the visions of Rousseau, the City of God, the May 1968 student movements, the more recent May 15 Spanish protests, and other antiglobalization movements of today.
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Rafael Herrera Guillén has a PhD in philosophy from the Universidad de Murcia. He is the author of various political writings and essays. He has published over thirty articles in prestigious international academic journals. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Leeds in England and Stanford University in the United States. His work as a researcher also led him to stints at the University of Murcia, the University of Ferrara, and the University of Padua. He has also been the coordinator of the Saavedra Fajardo Digital Library of Political Thought. Currently he serves as professor of philosophy at the UNED in Spain.
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Descripción NOWTILUS. Estado de conservación: new. Nº de ref. de la librería 9788499675220
Descripción Nowtilus, 2013. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 320 pages. Spanish language. 7.50x5.00x1.00 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería zk8499675220