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978-1-56663-479-3 / 9781566634793

Lives of the Mind: The Use and Abuse of Intelligence from Hegel to Wodehouse

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Publisher:Ivan R. Dee

Edition:Hardcover

Language:English

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Mr. Kimball, one of the best of our cultural critics, offers a lively and penetrating study of geniusand pseudo-geniusat work, and investigates the use and abuse of intelligence. Drawing on figures as various as Plutarch and Hegel, Kierkegaard and P.G. Wodehouse, Elias Canetti and Anthony Trollope, he provides a sharply observed tour of Western intellectual and artistic aspiration. A master of the genre, as collections of his pieces attest, none more impressively than this set. Booklist Starred Review

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