Book Discussion on The Idea of Decline in Western History

Mr. Herman talked about his book, The Idea of Decline in Western History. The book focuses on the contributions of various 19th and… read more

Mr. Herman talked about his book, The Idea of Decline in Western History. The book focuses on the contributions of various 19th and 20th century thinkers, such as Nietzsche and Freud, in a broad survey of the literature of cultural decline. He counters this attitude with examples of the worldwide ascendence of market economics, universal human rights and representational, constitutional governments. close

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Book Discussion on The Idea of Decline in Western History

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Program ID:
79768-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 29, 1997
Last Aired:
Mar 30, 1997

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  • Mar 29, 1997 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 29, 1997 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 30, 1997 | 4:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
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