One has just been sent out as a biblical dove, has found nothing green, and slips back
into the darkness of the ark -- Kafka

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Enlightenment, Haskalah, and the Dangers of Reason

Rereading Foucault's "What is Enlightenment?" I was struck by this observation:


Are there others who think this way and/or are suspicious of Reason?

Two passages from Darrin M. McMahon "Sweep of reason" (Boston Globe, June 22, 2003):

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