Navigating the Zeitgeist

Navigating the Zeitgeist ❰PDF❯ ✅ Navigating the Zeitgeist Author Helena Sheehan – Heartforum.co.uk Why would an American girl child, born into a good, Irish Catholic family in the thick of the McCarthy era a girl who, when she came of age, entered a convent morph into an atheist, feminist, and Marx Why would an American girl child, born into a good, Irish Catholic family in the thick of the McCarthy era a girl who, when she came of age, entered a convent morph into an atheist, feminist, and Marxist The answer is in Navigating the PDF/EPUB or Helena Sheehan s fascinating account of her journey from her s and s beginnings, into the turbulent s, when the Vietnam War, black power, and women s liberation rocked her bedrock assumptions and prompted a volley of life upending questions questions shared by millions of young people of her generation But, for Helena Sheehan, the increasingly radicalized answers deepened through the following decadesBeginning by overturning such certainties as America is the world s greatest country and the Church is infallible, Sheehan went on to embrace existentialism, philosophical pragmatism, the new left, and eventually Marxism Migrating from the United States to Ireland, she became involved with Irish republicanism and international communism in the s and s Sheehan s narrative vividly captures the global sweep and contradictions of second wave feminism, antiwar activism, national liberation movements, and international communism in Eastern and Western Europe as well as the quieter intellectual ferment of individuals living through these times Navigating the Zeitgeist is an eloquently articulated voyage from faith to enlightenment to historical materialism that informs as well as entertains This is the story of a well lived political and philosophical life, told by a woman who continues to interrogate her times.

Professor Helena Sheehan is an academic philosopher, historian of science, and writer on communication studies, politics, and philosophical particularly Marxist subjects Sheehan is a retired Professor Emeritus Communications lecturer at Dublin City University and has been a visiting professor at the University Navigating the PDF/EPUB or of Cape TownBorn in the United States, Sheehan describes her childhood as Catholic.

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    Navigating the Zeitgeist MOBI ¿ Navigating the philosophical pragmatism, the new left, and eventually Marxism Migrating from the United States to Ireland, she became involved with Irish republicanism and international communism in the s and s Sheehan s narrative vividly captures the global sweep and contradictions of second wave feminism, antiwar activism, national liberation movements, and international communism in Eastern and Western Europe as well as the quieter intellectual ferment of individuals living through these times Navigating the Zeitgeist is an eloquently articulated voyage from faith to enlightenment to historical materialism that informs as well as entertains This is the story of a well lived political and philosophical life, told by a woman who continues to interrogate her times."/>
  • Paperback
  • 384 pages
  • Navigating the Zeitgeist
  • Helena Sheehan
  • 19 September 2019
  • 9781583677278

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