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    • Ideas Have Consequences

    • Expanded Edition
    • By: Richard M. Weaver, Roger Kimball - foreword, Ted J. Smith III - afterword, and others
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Richard M. Weaver argues that the decline of Western civilization resulted from the rising acceptance of relativism over absolute reality. In spite of increased knowledge, this retreat from the realist intellectual tradition has weakened the Western capacity to reason, with catastrophic consequences for social order and individual rights. But Weaver also offers a realistic remedy. These difficulties are the product not of necessity, but of intelligent choice.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Awful main narrator. Writing style is dull.

    • By neil b on 10-22-17

    Regular price: $23.07