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With engaging wit and subtle irony, Albert Hirschman maps the diffuse and treacherous world of reactionary rhetoric in which conservative public figures. Editorial Reviews. Review. Propelled by an ecumenical motive–to explain the ‘ massive, Perversity, Futility, Jeopardy – Kindle edition by Albert O. Hirschman. Hirschman wrote the Rhetoric of Reaction [1]. In this book Keywords: sustainable development; Albert O. Hirschman; pragmatism; planning;.

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The Eyes of the People. He argues that a triplet of ‘rhetorical’ criticisms–perversity, futility, and jeopardy–‘has been unfailingly leveled’ by ‘reactionaries’ at each major progressive reform of the past years–those T.

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Human Rights and the Uses of History. In each case he identifies three principal arguments invariably used: Would you like us to take another look at this review?


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His writing is poetic — not florid but closely observed — which may baffle Hirschman’s colleagues in the fields of economics and social science, who expect arcane mathematical abstractions and general rules or principles. You’ve successfully reported this review.

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The Rhetoric of Reaction is a bit more diffuse and abstract than those books. The best essay ever oof about the excuses Conservatives like to grab in order to stop social conquests. The reader has a sense of being in the presence of a brilliant mind and of a writer at the top of his form.

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I think the three theses do not in fact cleave as cleanly as Hirschman wants them to. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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