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The Feeling Intellect: Selected Writings

by Philip Rieff

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Sentence XXIV. No ideal has been more misleading than that of scientific detachment. The cult of neutrality that dogs the rationalist and scientific traditions was no original part of those traditions, but developed much later -- when rationalism no longer had to contend seriously with its great enemy, dogmatic theology. For rationalism, and the sciences of which it is composed, arose first as a negative instrument, to penetrate the spurious logics of dogma. When dogma failed, rationalism lost its object and became, in lieu of an object of attack, objective.
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Collected here for the first time, these writings demonstrate the range and precision of Philip Rieff's sociology of culture. Rieff addresses the rise of psychoanalytic and other spiritual disciplines that have reshaped contemporary culture.

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