Nature, community, & will : a study in literary and social thought
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In three essays, West explores the morality of asceticism, discipline, and dignity within the works of eight social theorists. He attempts to discover a feeling of pride over human affairs that differs from the pride which is condemned by theology.
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The devices of nature : George Fitzhugh and Thomas Carlyle -- The divided consciousness : Allen Tate, John Crowe Ransom, Paul Elmer More -- Nature and artifice : Hannah Arendt, Theodore Roszak, Paul Goodman.