More Lost Massey Lectures: Recovered Classics from Five Great Thinkers

More Lost Massey Lectures: Recovered Classics from Five Great Thinkers

Claude Lévi-Strauss, Barbara Ward, Frank H. Underhill, George Grant, Willy Brandt


A broadcasting fixture for greater than forty five years and Canada’s preeminent public lecture sequence, the CBC's Massey Lectures characteristic provocative talks on urgent subject matters via significant modern thinkers. a few of the series’ most interesting lectures were misplaced for a few years, unavailable to the general public in any shape — in the past. More misplaced Massey Lectures provides lately rediscovered talks: Nobel Prize-winner Willy Brandt discusses the damaging inequities among constructing and industrialized international locations whereas Barbara Ward explains the starting place and concern of underdeveloped nations and Frank Underhill speaks at the deficiencies of the Canadian structure. George Grant's speak at the worsening drawback of the West via an exam of Friedrich Nietzsche is joined by way of Claude Levi-Strauss at the nature of fable and its position in human background. not just of substantial old value, those lectures stay highly proper within the twenty first century. additionally integrated is an creation by means of veteran CBC manufacturer Bernie Lucht.

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