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The Meaning of Culture

by John Cowper Powys

John Cowper Powys could never be straightforward or orthodox but here he sets off with a useful purpose. 'The aim of this book,' he declares, 'is to narrow down a vague and somewhat evasive conception, which hitherto, like ''aristocracy'' or ''liberty'', has come to imply a number of contradictory and even paradoxical elements, and to give it, not,...
Publish Date
2010
October 21
Goodreads rating
4.17
ISBN
9780571272990
Tags
philosophysocial-sciencesnonfictionpsychology
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Talks about the interplay of culture and life, the way that what we read can enrich what we experience, and what we experience can enrich what we read.     source