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Contradictions of the Enlightenment: Darwin, Freud, Einstein and Modern Art


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Contents

  • Contradictions of the Enlightenment: Darwin, Freud, Einstein
    • The Classical Synthesis
    • The Advance of Medical Theory and Treatments
    • Geology
    • Biology: Red in Tooth and Claw
      • Reactions to Darwin
      • Social Darwinism
    • Physics: The End of the Classical Synthesis
    • Astronomy
    • Psychology: The Obscurity of the Mind
  • Philosophical Reflections: The End of Reason?
  • Literature: Humanity's Heart of Darkness?
  • Visual Arts: What to Do After Photography?

Contradictions of the Enlightenment: Darwin, Freud, Einstein

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Philosophical Reflections: The End of Reason?

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Literature: Humanity's Heart of Darkness?

  • Mathew Arnold (1822-88): Dover Beach, c. 1867 [At Toronto]
  • Oscar Wilde (1854-1900): The Picture of Dorian Gray [At Project Gutenberg][Full Text]
  • Joseph Conrad (1857-1924): Heart of Darkness [At Project Gutenberg][Full Text]
  • Joseph Conrad (1857-1924): Heart of Darkness, 1899 [At Gaslight][Original Magazine Version]
  • Joseph Conrad: Lord Jim [At Project Gutenberg][Full Text]
  • Anatoly Vasilievich Lunacharsky: Marcel Proust, 1924, from Revolutionary Silhouttes [At Marxists.org]
  • Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926): Poems, in English and German [At Internet Archive, from Norconnect]

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Visual Arts: What to Do After Photography?

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