Title: What Ails Mankind? An Essay on Social Physiology
Author: Gustave Thibon
Description: First Edition. Teal cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Light rubbing at head and foot of spine. Ex-library, from a small retirement home library. Unmarked pocket on ffep; rubber stamp on front paste-down, otherwise interior is clean and no other library indicators on book or jacket. Dust jacket rubbed; chip at the head of spine; edges show some minor wear with a few small nicks; rear panel lightly toned. Front flap shows publisher's price (1.00), but is crossed out with a new price hand written next to it. DJ in clear archival sleeve. 136 pp. 8.25 x 5.5 inches.
Translated by Willard Hill.
Seventeen essays by the French philosopher Gustave Thibon (1903-2001) exploring the diseases which are wasting the social organism. Contents: The Biology of Revolutions; The "Left" Mind and the "Right" Mind; Equality and the Class Problem; Equalitarianism and Officialdom; Inequality as a Factor of Harmony; Oppression and Corruption; Liberty and "Liberty"; The "Great" and the People; Marxism and Freudianism; Centralization and Anarchy; Egoism and the Social Sense; Morality and Life; The Spirit of Economy; Work and Leisure; City Life and the Over-Working of the Sensibilities; Personalism; Morality and Moral Habit.
Jacket Condition: Good
Publisher: Sheed & Ward
Place: New York
Keywords: philosophy, social conditions, social problems, man and society,
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