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The modern mind : an intellectual history of the 20th century, Peter Watson

Label
The modern mind : an intellectual history of the 20th century
Title
The modern mind
Title remainder
an intellectual history of the 20th century
Statement of responsibility
Peter Watson
Title variation
Intellectual history of the 20th century
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a survey of the ideas, discoveries, individuals, and cultural expressions that comprise the intellectual history of the twentieth century
Cataloging source
NAB
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1943-
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Watson, Peter
Dewey number
909.82
Index
index present
LC call number
CB427
LC item number
.W33 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Civilization, Modern
  • Intellectual life
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Intellectual life
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Geestesgeschiedenis
Label
The modern mind : an intellectual history of the 20th century, Peter Watson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 773-827) and indexes
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction: an evolution in the rules of thought -- Part one. Freud to Wittgenstein: The sense of a beginning : Disturbing the peace : The unconscious unveiled ; Europe's mother civilisation ; The gene rediscovered ; Max Planck's quantum ; Picasso in Paris -- Half-way house : German pre-eminence in thought ; Vienna's cafes a market for ideas ; Schnitzler and von Hofmannsthal ; Brentano and Husserl ; Krafft-Ebing's psychopathia sexualis ; Otto Wagner and Adolf Loos ; Weininger and Klimt ; Ernst Mach -- Darwin's heart of darkness : Nietzsche ; Veblen ; Spencer ; Haeckel ; Lapouge's 'racial disaster' ; Ratzel's 'lebensraum' ; Houston Chamberlain ; Nordau's 'degeneration' ; Galton's eugenics ; Herzl's zionism ; Weber's protestant ethic ; Conrad's Africa -- Les demoiselles de modernisme : Strauss's salome and elektra ; Schoenberg's ewartung ; Picasso's whores ; Kandinsky's abstractions ; Bergson's elan vital ; Pascendi dominici gregis ; The new learning in China -- The pragmatic mind of America : University life ; Charles Eliot ; Peirce, James, and the pragmatic school of philosophy ; John Dewey ; Harvard business school ; Taylor's scientific management ; Hofstadter and the practical culture of America ; Sullivan and the skyscraper ; Kill Devil Hill ; The Ashcan school ; The great train robbery ; D.W. Griffith ; Mary Pickford -- E=mc2 ... : Rutherford's atom ; Einstein's relativity ; Baekeland's awkward resin ; Russell and Whitehead ; Adrenaline ; Ehrlich's magic bullet -- Ladders of blood : W.E.B. Du Bois and souls of black folk ; The NAACP ; The Louisiana purchase exhibition ; T.H. Morgan and the fruitfly ; Franz Boas and the mind of primitive man ; Hiram Bingham and Machu Picchu ; Wegener's continental drift -- Volcano : The armory show ; The sonderbund ; Apollinaire's alcools and 'zone' ; Stravinsky's rite of spring ; Diaghilev and Nijinsky ; Einstein's special theory ; Niel Bohr's orbits ; Death in Venice ; Sons and lovers ; Proust ; Jung's break with Freud ; Robert Frost -- Counter-attack : The intellectual consequences of war ; Plastic surgery ; Blood grouping and transfusion ; The concept of the IQ ; The americanisation of the IQ ; Psychoanalysis achieves respectability ; The war poets ; The 'versus' habit ; Spiritualism ; Wittgenstein's tractatus logico ; Philosophicus ; Dada in Zurich ; Artists of the Russian revolution
Control code
1080463
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Perennial edition.
Extent
xiv, 847 pages
Isbn
9780060084387
Isbn Type
q(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060084387
  • (OCoLC)50475064
Label
The modern mind : an intellectual history of the 20th century, Peter Watson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 773-827) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction: an evolution in the rules of thought -- Part one. Freud to Wittgenstein: The sense of a beginning : Disturbing the peace : The unconscious unveiled ; Europe's mother civilisation ; The gene rediscovered ; Max Planck's quantum ; Picasso in Paris -- Half-way house : German pre-eminence in thought ; Vienna's cafes a market for ideas ; Schnitzler and von Hofmannsthal ; Brentano and Husserl ; Krafft-Ebing's psychopathia sexualis ; Otto Wagner and Adolf Loos ; Weininger and Klimt ; Ernst Mach -- Darwin's heart of darkness : Nietzsche ; Veblen ; Spencer ; Haeckel ; Lapouge's 'racial disaster' ; Ratzel's 'lebensraum' ; Houston Chamberlain ; Nordau's 'degeneration' ; Galton's eugenics ; Herzl's zionism ; Weber's protestant ethic ; Conrad's Africa -- Les demoiselles de modernisme : Strauss's salome and elektra ; Schoenberg's ewartung ; Picasso's whores ; Kandinsky's abstractions ; Bergson's elan vital ; Pascendi dominici gregis ; The new learning in China -- The pragmatic mind of America : University life ; Charles Eliot ; Peirce, James, and the pragmatic school of philosophy ; John Dewey ; Harvard business school ; Taylor's scientific management ; Hofstadter and the practical culture of America ; Sullivan and the skyscraper ; Kill Devil Hill ; The Ashcan school ; The great train robbery ; D.W. Griffith ; Mary Pickford -- E=mc2 ... : Rutherford's atom ; Einstein's relativity ; Baekeland's awkward resin ; Russell and Whitehead ; Adrenaline ; Ehrlich's magic bullet -- Ladders of blood : W.E.B. Du Bois and souls of black folk ; The NAACP ; The Louisiana purchase exhibition ; T.H. Morgan and the fruitfly ; Franz Boas and the mind of primitive man ; Hiram Bingham and Machu Picchu ; Wegener's continental drift -- Volcano : The armory show ; The sonderbund ; Apollinaire's alcools and 'zone' ; Stravinsky's rite of spring ; Diaghilev and Nijinsky ; Einstein's special theory ; Niel Bohr's orbits ; Death in Venice ; Sons and lovers ; Proust ; Jung's break with Freud ; Robert Frost -- Counter-attack : The intellectual consequences of war ; Plastic surgery ; Blood grouping and transfusion ; The concept of the IQ ; The americanisation of the IQ ; Psychoanalysis achieves respectability ; The war poets ; The 'versus' habit ; Spiritualism ; Wittgenstein's tractatus logico ; Philosophicus ; Dada in Zurich ; Artists of the Russian revolution
Control code
1080463
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Perennial edition.
Extent
xiv, 847 pages
Isbn
9780060084387
Isbn Type
q(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060084387
  • (OCoLC)50475064

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