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The Resource The abolition of man : and the great divorce, C.S. Lewis, (OverDrive electronic resource)

The abolition of man : and the great divorce, C.S. Lewis, (OverDrive electronic resource)

Label
The abolition of man : and the great divorce
Title
The abolition of man
Title remainder
and the great divorce
Statement of responsibility
C.S. Lewis
Title variation
Great divorce
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In The abolition of man, C.S. Lewis asks if we have been taught to discount the veracity and deeper meaning of our emotional resonance with the world around us. He examines the curriculum of the English prep school and begins to wonder if this subliminal teaching has indeed produced a generation who discount such a nature. "St. Augustine," he explains, "defines virtue as ordo amoris, the ordinate condition of the affections in which every object is accorded that kind of degree of love which is appropriate to it. Aristotle says that the aim of education is to make the pupil like and dislike what he ought. When the age for reflective thought comes, the pupil who has been thus trained in 'ordinate affections' or 'just sentiments' will easily find the first principle in Ethics; but to the corrupt man they will never be visible at all and he can make no progress in that science." Yet the modern educational system around him, it seems, was bent on producing men without chests and ..
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1898-1963
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Lewis, C. S.
Dewey number
  • 370/.1
  • 370/.1
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Robert Whitfield
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Whitfield, Robert
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  • Education
  • English language
  • Good and evil.
Label
The abolition of man : and the great divorce, C.S. Lewis, (OverDrive electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Duration: 4:28:09
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
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not applicable
Isbn
9780786118120
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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10c0435b-a618-4e80-af21-fd86cbf67a0a
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)145506558
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 64230 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The abolition of man : and the great divorce, C.S. Lewis, (OverDrive electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Duration: 4:28:09
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780786118120
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
10c0435b-a618-4e80-af21-fd86cbf67a0a
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)145506558
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 64230 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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