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George Grant and the subversion of modernity

art, philosophy, politics, religion, and education

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grant, George Parkin, 1918- -- Congresses.,
  • Philosophy and civilization -- Congresses.,
  • Philosophy, Canadian -- 20th century -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Arthur Davis.
    ContributionsDavis, Arthur, 1939-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB995.G724 G45 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 346 p. ;
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL733209M
    ISBN 10080200668X, 080207622X
    LC Control Number97123090

    GRANT, GEORGE PARKIN, university teacher, philosopher, and author; b. 13 Nov. in Toronto, youngest child and only son of William Lawson Grant* and Maude Erskine Parkin; m. 1 July Sheila Veronica Mary Allen (d. ) in London, England, and they had three daughters and three sons; d. 27 Sept. in Halifax.. George Grant is best known as a Canadian nationalist and a “red Tory. Books shelved as modernity: All That Is Solid Melts Into Air: The Experience of Modernity by Marshall Berman, The Consequences of Modernity by Anthony Gi.

    It was also Arthur Davis that edited George Grant and the Subversion of Modernity: Art, Philosophy, Politics, Religion, and Education (). The turn by George and Sheila Grant to the Anglican tradition was preceded and formed somewhat by Grant’s PHD studies when at Oxfordhis thesis was one thing, his interaction with the Socratic Club.   In her view, Athanasiadis's book 'reflects the true George Grant'." This is not a problem if we remember that too many shining accounts can reduce Grant to a featureless statue. S., 'George Grant and the Theology of the Cross', in Davis, A., ed., George Grant and the Subversion of Modernity (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, ), p.

    Grant’s current research focuses on the use of religious ideas for political purposes by rightwing political philosophers in modernity and postmodernity. In this context, he has written on the ideas of Leo Strauss, Marshall McLuhan, Hannah Arendt, and the American neoconservatives.   C' of war.' William Christian's SPlen~: l. C~l. Wirv Arthur Davis, editor. George Grant and the Subversion Art, Philosophy, and Education Inh. Fulton Anderson Grant Canada's me'ag. George Grant: selected letters. Collected works of George Grant. Arthur Davis (editor). In Grant's book Lament for a Nation. George grant, james doull and.


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George Grant's mystique as a public philosopher is due in part to the seemingly contradictory political stances he took through the years. His opposition to the Vietnam war and his linking of liberalism with technological progress and imperialism brought him favour among the political left during the s.

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Why Did George Grant Love Celine. Gerald Owen - - In Arthur Davis (ed.), George Grant and the Subversion of Modernity: Art, Philosophy, Religion, Politics and. Since Grant’s death inthe University of Toronto Press has published his biography (William Christian, ), his Selected Letters (Christian, ), The George Grant Reader (Christian and Sheila Grant, editors, ), essays edited by Arthur Davis called George Grant and the Subversion of Modernity inin which Forbes first writes.

Grant was also quite fond of Rabindranath Tagore. Sheila Grant, in ‘George Grant and the Theology of the Cross’ in George Grant and the Subversion of Modernity: Art, Philosophy, Politics, Religion, and Education () makes this quite clear.

Sheila Grant had this to say about Grant. In George Grant and the subversion of modernity: Art, philosophy, politics, religion, and education, edited by Arthur Davis. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, George Grant and the.

George Grant and the Subversion of Modernity: Art, Philosophy, Politics, Religion, and Education. Mark Wegierski - - Review of Metaphysics 51 (3) Time as History. On Grant’s view of the “theology of the cross,” SeeGrant, “George Grant and the Theology of the Cross,” in George Grant and the Subversion of Modernity: Art, Philosophy, Politics, Religion, and Education, ed.

Arthur Davis. George Parkin Grant OC FRSC (13 November – 27 September ) was a Canadian philosopher and political commentator. He is best known for his Canadian nationalism, political conservatism, and his views on technology, pacifism, and Christian faith.

He is often seen as one of Canada's most original thinkers. Academically, his writings express a complex meditation on the great books, and. George Grant and the Subversion of Modernity: Art, Philosophy, Politics, Religion, and Education. University of Toronto Press. Conference papers, Summer Peter C.

Emberley (editor). By Loving Our Own: George Grant and the Legacy of Lament for a Nation. McGill-Queen's University Press. Hugh Donald Forbes. Definitions of George Grant (philosopher), synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of George Grant (philosopher), analogical dictionary of George Grant (philosopher) (English).

Grant was a prolific writer, engaged by subjects ranging from Canadian politics to ancient philosophy. The first book to bring together a comprehensive selection of his work, allowing readers to sample the whole range of his interests in one volume.George Parkin Grant OC, Ph.D, FRSC (Toronto, Novem - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Septem ) was a Canadian philosopher, teacher and political commentator, whose popular appeal peaked in the late s and s.

He is best known for his nationalism, political conservatism, comments on technology, Christian faith, and his conservative views regarding abortion. George Grant (–) was incontestably the most important Canadian conservative thinker of the twentieth century, and it is perhaps his distinctively Canadian approach to conservatism that has made his writings less well-known in the United States.

For Grant, it was a serious confusion to associate conservatism with the ideology of the free market.