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❴Ebook❵ ➩ From Plato To Nato Author David Gress – Apolloonline.co An in depth intellectual history of the Western idea and a passionate defense of its importance to America's future From Plato to NATO is the first book to make sense of the legacy of the West at a tiAn in depth intellectual history of the Western idea and a passionate defense of its importance to America's future From Plato to NATO is the first book to make sense of the legacy of the West at a time when it is facing its greatest challenges Readers of Francis Fukuyama John Gray Samuel Huntington and other analysts of the dilemmas of Western nations in the twenty first century will find in David Gress's original account a fuller description of what the West really is and how with the best of intentions it has been misrepresented Most important they will encounter a new vision of Western identity and how it can be recovered Early in the twentieth century American educators put together a story of Western civilization its origins history and promise that for the subseuent fifty years remained at the heart.

Of American college education The story they told was of a Western civilization that began with the Greeks and continued through 2500 years of great books and great ideas culminating in twentieth century progressive liberal democracy science and capitalist prosperityIn the 1960s this Grand Narrative of the West came under attack Over the next thirty years the critics turned this old story into its opposite a series of anti narratives about the evils the failures and the betrayals of justice that so they said constituted Western historyThe victory of Western values at the end of the cold war the spread of democracy and capitalism and the worldwide impact of American popular culture have not revived the Grand Narrative in the European and American heartlands of the West David Gress explains this paradox arg.

from ebok plato mobile nato ebok From Plato book From Plato To Nato eBookOf American college education The story they told was of a Western civilization that began with the Greeks and continued through 2500 years of great books and great ideas culminating in twentieth century progressive liberal democracy science and capitalist prosperityIn the 1960s this Grand Narrative of the West came under attack Over the next thirty years the critics turned this old story into its opposite a series of anti narratives about the evils the failures and the betrayals of justice that so they said constituted Western historyThe victory of Western values at the end of the cold war the spread of democracy and capitalism and the worldwide impact of American popular culture have not revived the Grand Narrative in the European and American heartlands of the West David Gress explains this paradox arg.

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  1. Peter (Pete) Mcloughlin Peter (Pete) Mcloughlin says:

    PDF/EPUB From Plato To Nato PDF á From Plato Epub / ✓ apolloonline.co ✓ from ebok, plato mobile, nato ebok, From Plato book, From Plato To Nato eBookI am older so the Plato to Nato cold war narrative of the west was a staple in my education in the 1980s Multiculturalism was a new and rising thing at the time but had not much influenced the Jesuits at my High School and University which were still in cold war mode This book is about that narrative and the challenges in the 1990s the time of writing to it It is challenged by sinister players than the postmodernists in the English department these days The alt right is bringing back racial narratives of the west these days but the cold war liberal narrative as nice but idiosyncratic as it is not being replaced yet by a better candidate but as far I can see the dangerous racial authoritarian one at the moment I have included a video by Contrapoints which touches on themes of this book while bringing it up to date


  2. Charles J Charles J says:

    PDF/EPUB From Plato To Nato PDF á From Plato Epub / ✓ apolloonline.co ✓ from ebok, plato mobile, nato ebok, From Plato book, From Plato To Nato eBookThis is a ferociously erudite book The author David Gress offers an analysis and synthesis of essentially all thought on the idea of the


  3. Chris Reichman Chris Reichman says:

    PDF/EPUB From Plato To Nato PDF á From Plato Epub / ✓ apolloonline.co ✓ from ebok, plato mobile, nato ebok, From Plato book, From Plato To Nato eBookThis is an excellent book following the attempts of Western Culture to define itself It is especially concentrated on the period from the rise of Germany on when the prevalence of media allowed people to conciously form or change what the general populace thought of as its national identity It is especially good in examining how leaders in Germany and America very intentionally structured education and locla literature to form distinctly German and American national identitiesThe stopping point of the formation of NATO as club of the Western world may be historically expedient than particularly insightful since the cultural battles over national identity have only intensified since then This book really illuminates the underpinnings conscious or not of the modern debate culture in America and a great deal of modern European politics It shows that revising history to fit a modern need is by no means a modern trend; that attempting to control language such as PC attempts in Amer


  4. Connor Connor says:

    PDF/EPUB From Plato To Nato PDF á From Plato Epub / ✓ apolloonline.co ✓ from ebok, plato mobile, nato ebok, From Plato book, From Plato To Nato eBookThe idea that the west is inherently democratic and freedom loving is absolute crap Western civilisation emerged in the 6th century with the Germano Roman kingdoms of the Merovingian Franks Angles etc and for half of western history the western half of the continent has been subject to feudalism etc Additionally this book proliferates the idea that greek philosophy is an essential core of western society whilst greek philosophy was partially forgotten in Western Europe and then re discovered in the times of Averroes The conception that the west is constituted by democracy and freedom loving etc is essentially a post colonial stance that has ties to orientalism History shows that Plato is not an essential ingredient in western society but a good addition


  5. K. K. says:

    PDF/EPUB From Plato To Nato PDF á From Plato Epub / ✓ apolloonline.co ✓ from ebok, plato mobile, nato ebok, From Plato book, From Plato To Nato eBookA bit meandering at points especially in the second half The very end falls flat giving no real practical prescription other than to remember the past accurately Nevertheless the overall thesis of the book and the vision of the West it pu


  6. Fred R Fred R says:

    PDF/EPUB From Plato To Nato PDF á From Plato Epub / ✓ apolloonline.co ✓ from ebok, plato mobile, nato ebok, From Plato book, From Plato To Nato eBookDon't be put off by the schlocky airport bookstore title; David Gress by and large although not without a few exceptions manages to avoid the breezy information lite tone predicted by it It's a book about Western History and Western Historiography with the goal of correcting our understanding of how the West became the West the origin of it


  7. ik.ben.henri ik.ben.henri says:

    PDF/EPUB From Plato To Nato PDF á From Plato Epub / ✓ apolloonline.co ✓ from ebok, plato mobile, nato ebok, From Plato book, From Plato To Nato eBookIt a book not about history it's a history about history It's a meta history bookWhere to begin? This book cont


  8. Thomas Achord Thomas Achord says:

    PDF/EPUB From Plato To Nato PDF á From Plato Epub / ✓ apolloonline.co ✓ from ebok, plato mobile, nato ebok, From Plato book, From Plato To Nato eBookAn ok overview of Western ideals The author aims to show that the Western narrative of Chicago’s “Great Books” program is not so airtight One of his main arguments is that much of the old world is incompatible with the modern But Gross overlooks the fact that the story of the West is not one of appropriating and transmitting ideas values religion etc in a one for one fashion but in learning from a shared past mem


  9. Colin Colin says:

    PDF/EPUB From Plato To Nato PDF á From Plato Epub / ✓ apolloonline.co ✓ from ebok, plato mobile, nato ebok, From Plato book, From Plato To Nato eBookI obtained this tome from the library an incredibly dense often dry account of the idea of the West and the uses to which narratives about the West have been put historically


  10. Thomas Keller Thomas Keller says:

    PDF/EPUB From Plato To Nato PDF á From Plato Epub / ✓ apolloonline.co ✓ from ebok, plato mobile, nato ebok, From Plato book, From Plato To Nato eBookInsightful


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