The image of man in America [by] Don M. Wolfe.

2d ed.. New York, Crowell [1970] .

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Mt. Vernon campus stacks
E169.1 .W67 1970 Available Request
LIB stacks
E169.1 .W68 1970 Available Request
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
E169.1 .W68 1970 Off-site
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Subjects Genius -- United States.
Human beings.
Intellectual life.
United States -- Intellectual life.
United States.
Description xiii, 507 pages illustrations, portraits 22 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 465-487).
Contents Jefferson and the science of man -- The plastic mind: Tocqueville and Horace Mann, 1835: Year of seedtime and doubt -- Perfection a priori: Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1855: The Black man in the scales -- A contrast in democratic temper: Lincoln and Emerson -- Lincoln: human nature in America's crucible, 1865: Year of victory, year of gloom -- Of crime and responsibility: Oliver Wendel Holmes, 1875: Tensions and contradictions -- Whitman and the ideal man, 1885: The death of Ulysses Grant -- Utopian dissent and affirmation: Howells, Bellamy, and George -- Mark Twain: on the bitter root of the human tree, 1895: Obscure birth of the uncommon man -- Henry Adams and the direction of human energies -- Brooks Adams: human nature in the decay of civilization -- On the genesis of great men: William James, 1915: A world war and straws in the wind -- On the ways of man: Darrow, Steffens, and Broun, 1924: The Loeb-Leopold Case -- Veblen and the mystery of behavior -- John Dewey and the plasticity of impulse -- Theodore Dreiser and the human enigma, 1935: Hunger, tyranny, and hope -- Faulkner and Hemingway: image of man's desolation, 1945: Victory and Hiroshima -- Terman and the definition of genius -- Biology and the quest for certainty -- Heredity and sexual behavior: Alfred Kinsey, 1955: Poverty, science, and hope -- Anthropology and man's changing image, 1969: March of events -- Intelligence and the conquest of hunger -- Conclusion: The plastic mind under glass.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)147592
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Wolfe, Don Marion, 1902-
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