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    DescriptionBoth astonishing and prophetic, The Abolition of Man remains one of C. S. Lewis's most controversial works. Lewis sets out to persuade his audience of the ongoing importance and relevance of universal objective values, such as courage and honor, and the foundational necessity of natural law. He also makes a cogent case that a retreat from these pillars of our educational system, even if in the name of "scientism," would be catastrophic. National Review lists it as number seven on their "100 Best Nonfiction Books of the Twentieth Century."


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    Title
    The Abolition of Man
    Subtitle
    Readings for Meditation and Reflection
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) C. S. Lewis
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 134 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 104 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780060652944
    ISBN 10: 0060652942
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHI
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST, THEO/EVANGE, THEO/MAINLN
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25440
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HPQ, HRCM
    DC21: 121.8
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 23
    ECPA Christian Book Category: CLVCLFPGR
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 05
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: REL067020
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: REL013000
    Ingram Subject Code: RQ
    Libri: I-RQ
    DC22: 370/.1
    LC classification: LB41 .L665 2001
    DC22: 370.1
    LC subject heading:
    ECPA Christian Book Category: THLSYSANT
    Ingram Theme: THEO/CLASIC
    LC classification: LB41.L665
    BISAC V2.8: REL067030, REL012120, REL062000
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVG, AB
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    ZONDERVAN
    Imprint name
    ZONDERVAN
    Publication date
    03 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Grand Rapids
    Back cover copy
    In this graceful work, C. S. Lewis reflects on society and nature and the challenges of how best to educate our children. He eloquently argues that we need as a society to underpin reading and writing with lessons on morality and in the process both educate and re-educate ourselves. In the words of Walter Hooper, 'If someone were to come to me and say that, with the exception of the Bible, everyone on earth was going to be required to read one and the same book, and then ask what it should be, I would with no hesitation say The Abolition of Man. It is the most perfectly reasoned defense of Natural Law (Morality) I have ever seen, or believe to exist. If any book is able to save us from future excesses of folly and evil, it is this book.' This beautiful paperback edition is sure to attract new readers to this classic book.