Masters of mankind

essays and lectures, 1969-2013

No cover

Masters of mankind (2014)

167 pages

English language

Published Jan. 6, 2014

OCLC Number:
885211827

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4 stars (2 reviews)

"In this collection of essays from 1969 to 2013, many in book form for the first time, Noam Chomsky examines the nature of state power, from the ideologies driving the Cold War to the War on Terror, and reintroduces the moral and legal questions that all too often go unheeded. With unrelenting logic, he holds the arguments of empire up to critical examination and shatters the myths of those who protect the power and privilege of the few against the interests and needs of the many. An introduction by Marcus Raskin contextualizes Chomsky's place among some of the most influential thinkers of modern history"--

"In this collection of essays from 1969-2013, many in book form for the first time, Noam Chomsky exposes the real nature of state power. With unrelenting logic, he holds the arguments of empire up to critical examination and shatters the myths of those who protect the …

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Subjects

  • The State
  • Liberty
  • Democracy
  • Power (Social sciences)