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Sacred Order/Social Order
The Jew of Culture: Freud, Moses, and Modernity Philip Rieff. Edited by Kenneth S. Piver. Edited by Gideon Lewis-Kraus and Arnold M. Eisen. Introduction by Arnold M. Eisen

Philip Rieff earned recognition as one of the most profound social theorists of culture and authority of the twentieth century. Through such works as Freud: The Mind of the Moralist and The Triumph of the Therapeutic, he proved himself an incisive interpreter of Freud and his legacy. His work now... More


Sacred Order/Social Order
The Crisis of the Officer Class: The Decline of the Tragic Sensibility Philip Rieff. Edited by Kenneth S. Piver. Introduction by Alan Woolfolk

Philip Rieff earned recognition as one of the most profound social theorists of culture and authority of the twentieth century. Through such works as Freud: The Mind of the Moralist and The Triumph of the Therapeutic, he proved himself an incisive interpreter of Freud and his legacy. His work now... More


Sacred Order/Social Order
My Life among the Deathworks: Illustrations of the Aesthetics of Authority Philip Rieff. Edited by Kenneth S. Piver. Introduction by James D. Hunter

With My Life among the Deathworks: Illustrations of the Aesthetics of Authority, the renowned cultural theorist and Freud scholar Philip Rieff inaugurates a trilogy that signals the summation of his scholarly lifework. With this series, Sacred Order/Social Order, to be published in consecutive... More