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Spectacles & predicaments

Ernest Gellner

Spectacles & predicaments

essays in social theory

by Ernest Gellner

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Social sciences -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Political science

  • Edition Notes

    StatementErnest Gellner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB63 .G44
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 385 p. ;
    Number of Pages385
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4748232M
    ISBN 100521224861
    LC Control Number78067304

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SPECTACLES AND PREDICAMENTS1 In previous chapters we have looked at a number of the most important uses of glass. One specialist use deserves extended and separate treatment.

This is the use of lenses to make spectacles. This is particularly important for two reasons. It was the development of eye glasses or spectacles which led. Book Review:Spectacles and Predicaments: Essays in Social Theory. Ernest Gellner [Book Review] Brian Fay.

Ethics 92 (3) () Abstract This article has no associated abstract. (fix it) Keywords No keywords specified (fix it) Categories Philosophy of Social Science. Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Gellner, Ernest; Format: Book; viii, p. ; 23 cm. Spectacles and Predicaments() and Nations and Nationalism ().

He also continued his studies of Islamic societies, making eight field-work visits to Morocco and publishing Muslim Society in He was made a Fellow of the British Academy in Gellner came to Cambridge as William Wyse Professor of Social Anthropology in and was.

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She thinks items around her home are different animals and s: 8. Ernest André Gellner (9 December – 5 November ) was a British-Czech philosopher and social anthropologist described by The Daily Telegraph, when he died, as one of the world's most vigorous intellectuals, and by The Independent as a "one-man crusader for critical rationalism".

His first book, Words and Things (), prompted a leader in The Times and a month-long correspondence. That's when reading spectacles help. Reading spectacles are made by tailoring single vision lenses to the wearer's individual reading distance, which is generally between 30 and 40 cm.

As well as making life easier for people who enjoy curling up with a book, they can also be used to read the small text sizes often found on smart phones and. PRINCESS PEEPERS is about a princess who wears glasses. Little girls who wear glasses (and those who don’t) love this book.

Through humor, it underscores the theme of being true to yourself for all children. Everyone, both boys and girls, young and old, will laugh at the predicaments the princess gets herself into when she ditches her glasses.Preface to Spectacles and Predicaments, by Ernest Gellner, vii-viii.

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