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Equals

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Equals by Adam Phillips

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Written in his beloved epigrammatic and aphoristic style, Equals extends Adam Phillips's probings into the psychological and the political, bringing his trenchant wit to such subjects as the usefulness of inhibitions and the paradox of permissive authority. He explores why citizens in a democracy are so eager to establish levels of hierarchy when the system is based on the assumption that every man is created equal. And he ponders the importance of mockery in group behavior, and the psyche's struggle as a metaphor for political conflict.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780465056804
ISBN-10: 0465056806
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 124mm x 17mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 17-Jun-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Adam Phillips

Adam Phillips has been called "the closest thing we have to a philosopher of happiness." Formerly Principal Child Psychotherapist at Charing Cross Hospital in London, Phillips is the author of such works as Winnicott; On Kissing, Tickling, and Being Bored; Monogamy; On Flirtation; Terror and Experts; Darwin's Worms; Promises, Promises; and Houdini's Box.

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