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Plough, Sword, and Book: The Structure of Human History

Ernest Gellner - History - 1992 - 288 pages
Elucidates and argues for the author's concept of human history from the past to the present
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Contemporary Thought and Politics

Ernest Gellner - Philosophy - 2003 - 207 pages
Gellner's political philosophy in these volumes combines the down-to-earth realism of political sociology with a rational treatment of the normative issues of traditional ...
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Relativism and the Social Sciences

Ernest Gellner - Philosophy - 1987 - 212 pages
This volume of essays deals with the problem of relativism, in particular cultural relativism. If our society knows better than other societies, how do we know that it knows ...
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Muslim Society

Ernest Gellner - Religion - 1983 - 267 pages
Why contemporary Islam is able to support austerely traditional and conservative regimes as well as revolutionary ones is the subject of this collection of essays. Professor ...
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Spectacles and Predicaments: Essays in Social Theory

Ernest Gellner - Philosophy - 1991 - 396 pages
A collection of essays concerned with some key problems in the study of philosophy, politics and society.
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Language and Solitude: Wittgenstein, Malinowski and the Habsburg Dilemma

Ernest Gellner - Philosophy - 1998 - 209 pages
Ernest Gellner (1925–95) has been described as 'one of the last great central European polymath intellectuals'. His last book, first published in 1998, throws light on two ...
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Liberalism in Modern Times: Essays in Honour of José G. Merquior

José Guilherme Merquior, Ernest Gellner, César Cansino Ortiz - Political Science - 1996 - 238 pages
The premature death in 1991 of the Brazilian essayist, thinker and diplomat Jose G. Merquior robbed the international intellectual community of a gifted 'friend of reason and a ...
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