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Equals

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Author: Phillips, Adam
ISBN:978-0-465-05680-4
Publication Date:Jul 2003
Publisher:Basic Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.99
Book Description:

Written in his beloved epigrammatic and aphoristic style, Equals extends Adam Phillips's probings into the psychological and the political, bringing his trenchant wit to such subjects as the usefulness of inhibitions and the paradox of permissive authority. He explores why citizens in a democracy are so eager to establish levels of hierarchy when the system is based on the assumption that every man is created equal. And he ponders the importance of mockery in group behaviour, and the...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Political Freedom
Social Science / Sociology / General
Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Psychology / General
Philosophy / Political
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.07 x 7.878 x 0.663 Inches
Book Weight:0.638 Pounds
Author Biography
Phillips, Adam (Author)
Adam Phillips is the author of six previous books, including "The Beast in the Nursery" & "Monogamy" (both available form Vintage). Formerly the principal child psychotherapist at Charing Cross Hospital in London, he lives in England.

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