More Lost Massey Lectures: Recovered Classics From Five Great Thinkers (CBC Massey Lecture)

Authors: Bernie Lucht
Publisher: House Of Anansi Press
Keywords: thinkers, mass, five, classics, massey, lectures, recovered, lost
Pages: 416
Published: 2008-11-01
Language: English
Category: Collections & Readers, United States, Literature & Fiction,
ISBN-10: 088784801X     ISBN-13: 9780887848018
Binding: Paperback
List Price: 18.95 USD
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A broadcasting fixture for more than 45 years and Canada’s preeminent public lecture series, the CBC's Massey Lectures feature provocative talks on pressing topics by major contemporary thinkers. Some of the series’ finest lectures have been lost for many years, unavailable to the public in any form — until now. More Lost Massey Lectures presents recently rediscovered talks: Nobel Prize-winner Willy Brandt discusses the dangerous inequities between developing and industrialized nations while Barbara Ward explains the origin and predicament of underdeveloped countries and Frank Underhill speaks on the deficiencies of the Canadian constitution. George Grant's talk on the worsening predicament of the West through an examination of Friedrich Nietzsche is joined by Claude Levi-Strauss on the nature of myth and its role in human history. Not only of considerable historical significance, these lectures remain hugely relevant in the 21st century. Also included is an introduction by veteran CBC producer Bernie Lucht.

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