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Product Description: El volumen recupera cuatro espléndidos títulos: El género vernáculo, El trabajo fantasma, H2O y las aguas del olvido y En el espejo del pasado. Es una obra heterogénea que aborda áreas del conocimiento como la historia, la lingüística, la economía, la teología, la filosofía e incluso la bioética...read more

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9789681681036 | Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, October 30, 2008, cover price $48.99 | About this edition: El volumen recupera cuatro espléndidos títulos: El género vernáculo, El trabajo fantasma, H2O y las aguas del olvido y En el espejo del pasado.

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Product Description: El volumen recupera cuatro espléndidos títulos: El género vernáculo, El trabajo fantasma, H2O y las aguas del olvido y En el espejo del pasado. Es una obra heterogénea que aborda áreas del conocimiento como la historia, la lingüística, la economía, la teología, la filosofía e incluso la bioética...read more
By Valentina Borremans (contributor), Ivan Illich and Javier Sicilia (contributor)

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9789681681043 | Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, March 26, 2008, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: El volumen recupera cuatro espléndidos títulos: El género vernáculo, El trabajo fantasma, H2O y las aguas del olvido y En el espejo del pasado.

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Product Description: Las tesis de Iván Illich, que encierran una profunda crítica a la sociedad industrial - que se mantiene en pie gracias al embrutecimiento de sus miembros y al cinismo de sus dirigentes-, conservan en los inicios del tercer milenio una vigencia indiscutible...read more

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9789681680374 | Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, December 31, 2006, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Las tesis de Iván Illich, que encierran una profunda crítica a la sociedad industrial - que se mantiene en pie gracias al embrutecimiento de sus miembros y al cinismo de sus dirigentes-, conservan en los inicios del tercer milenio una vigencia indiscutible.

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Product Description: Las tesis de Iván Illich, que encierran una profunda crítica a la sociedad industrial - que se mantiene en pie gracias al embrutecimiento de sus miembros y al cinismo de sus dirigentes-, conservan en los inicios del tercer milenio una vigencia indiscutible...read more

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9789681675905 | Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, May 3, 2006, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Las tesis de Iván Illich, que encierran una profunda crítica a la sociedad industrial - que se mantiene en pie gracias al embrutecimiento de sus miembros y al cinismo de sus dirigentes-, conservan en los inicios del tercer milenio una vigencia indiscutible.

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Product Description: La lectura como una actividad moral, comprometida con necesidades espirituales de alcanzar la verdad y la sabiduría, motivó a Hugo de San Víctor (1096-1141), filósofo escolástico y teólogo místico, a escribir su Didascalicon, el primer libro sobre el arte de la lectura...read more

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9789681665319 | Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, September 1, 2004, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: La lectura como una actividad moral, comprometida con necesidades espirituales de alcanzar la verdad y la sabiduría, motivó a Hugo de San Víctor (1096-1141), filósofo escolástico y teólogo místico, a escribir su Didascalicon, el primer libro sobre el arte de la lectura.

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Product Description: As a formidable critic of some of society's most cherished institutions, such as compulsory education and organised religion, Ivan Illich has attracted world attention. His commitment to a radical humanism against conventional institutions and esatablished ideas of social virtue make for compelling, and convincing, reading...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780714508382 | Marion Boyars, March 1, 2001, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: As a formidable critic of some of society's most cherished institutions, such as compulsory education and organised religion, Ivan Illich has attracted world attention.
9780930588366 | Heyday Books, February 1, 1989, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: As a formidable critic of some of society's most cherished institutions, such as compulsory education and organised religion, Ivan Illich has attracted world attention.
9780394714721 | Pantheon Books, March 1, 1983, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Arguing for institutional reform the author probes the foundations of the church, the public school system, and technical assistance programs

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Product Description: As a formidable critic of some of society's most cherished institutions, such as compulsory education and organised religion, Ivan Illich has attracted world attention. His commitment to a radical humanism against conventional institutions and esatablished ideas of social virtue make for compelling, and convincing, reading...read more

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9780714508375 | Marion Boyars, March 1, 2001, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: As a formidable critic of some of society's most cherished institutions, such as compulsory education and organised religion, Ivan Illich has attracted world attention.

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Product Description: Philosopher and social analyst Ivan Illich, one of the most influential thinkers of second half of this century, directs his attention to water, the 'stuff' of purity and the creative force of the imagination without which life in unthinkable...read more

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9780714528540 | Marion Boyars, March 1, 2001, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Philosopher and social analyst Ivan Illich, one of the most influential thinkers of second half of this century, directs his attention to water, the 'stuff' of purity and the creative force of the imagination without which life in unthinkable.

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Product Description: A work of seminal importance, this book presents Ivan Illich's penetrating analysis of the industrial mode of production which characterises our contemporary world. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780714509747 | Marion Boyars, March 1, 2001, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A work of seminal importance, this book presents Ivan Illich's penetrating analysis of the industrial mode of production which characterises our contemporary world.
9780930588373 | Heyday Books, February 1, 1989, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A work of seminal importance, this book presents Ivan Illich's penetrating analysis of the industrial mode of production which characterises our contemporary world.

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Product Description: A reasoned attack upon the mythic prestige of contemporary medicines, examining the customs and rituals conducted by the medical profession. Illich proves the impotence of medical services to change life expectancy, and examines the clinical and social reality of personal health, and argues for individuals to regain the integrity of their bodies and lives...read more

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9780714529936 | Reprint edition (Marion Boyars, March 1, 1999), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A reasoned attack upon the mythic prestige of contemporary medicines, examining the customs and rituals conducted by the medical profession.

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Product Description: In this postscript to Tools for Creativitiy, Illich calls for the right to useful unemployment: a positive, constructive, and even optimistic concept dealing with that activity by which people are useful to themselves and others outside the production of commodities for the market...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780714526638 | Marion Boyars, March 1, 1999, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: In this postscript to Tools for Creativitiy, Illich calls for the right to useful unemployment: a positive, constructive, and even optimistic concept dealing with that activity by which people are useful to themselves and others outside the production of commodities for the market.

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Product Description: In a work with profound implications for the electronic age, Ivan Illich explores how revolutions in technology affect the way we read and understand text.Examining the Didascalicon of Hugh of St. Victor, Illich celebrates the culture of the book from the twelfth century to the present...read more

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9780226372358 | Univ of Chicago Pr, September 1, 1993, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In a work with profound implications for the electronic age, Ivan Illich explores how revolutions in technology affect the way we read and understand text.

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9780226372365 | Univ of Chicago Pr, June 15, 1996, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: In a work with profound implications for the electronic age, Ivan Illich explores how revolutions in technology affect the way we read and understand text.

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Product Description: Book by Illich, Ivan

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9780714529370 | Marion Boyars, May 1, 1992, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Book by Illich, Ivan

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Essays on medicine, education, energy, the professions, transportation, and other pressing subjects argue a widespread creation of false needs, a general neglect of real problems, and the creation of an elite of professionals who satisfy our false needs

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9780394735016 | Random House Inc, May 1, 1990, cover price $2.95
9780930588267 | Heyday Books, March 1, 1987, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Essays on medicine, education, energy, the professions, transportation, and other pressing subjects argue a widespread creation of false needs, a general neglect of real problems, and the creation of an elite of professionals who satisfy our false needs

Product Description: The break with the past, which has been described by others as the transition to a capitalist mode of production, I describe here as the transition from the aegis of gender to the regime of sex.' Ivan Illich insists that we survey attitudes to male and female in both industrial society and its antecedents in order to recover a lost 'art of living'...read more

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9780394527321 | Pantheon Books, December 1, 1982, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Discusses sexism and economic growth, women and poverty, sex role, marriage, child rearing, cultural stereotypes, and the image of women

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9780930588403 | 2 revised edition (Heyday Books, March 1, 1990), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: The break with the past, which has been described by others as the transition to a capitalist mode of production, I describe here as the transition from the aegis of gender to the regime of sex.

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Traces the historical evolution of written language, public literacy, and libraries; assesses the impact of the alphabet on thought processes and memory as well as society; and analyzes the potential effects of the current erosion of literacy on the future

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9780865472914 | North Point Pr, February 1, 1988, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Traces the historical evolution of written language, public literacy, and libraries; assesses the impact of the alphabet on thought processes and memory as well as society; and analyzes the potential effects of the current erosion of literacy on the future

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9780679721925 | Vintage Books, May 1, 1989, cover price $9.80 | About this edition: Traces the historical evolution of written language, public literacy, and libraries; assesses the impact of the alphabet on thought processes and memory as well as society; and analyzes the potential effects of the current erosion of literacy on the future

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This study historically traces the symbolism associated with and social connotations ascribed to water, long perceived as the feminine element of nature, and examines the changing civic uses of water

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9780930588250, titled "H2O and the Waters of Forgetfulness: Reflections on the Historicity of "Stuff"" | Heyday Books, April 1, 1987, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: This study historically traces the symbolism associated with and social connotations ascribed to water, long perceived as the feminine element of nature, and examines the changing civic uses of water
9780911005066 | Dallas Inst Humanities & Culture, March 1, 1985, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: In the course of this brilliant essay the author traces the way water has been shorn of its mythic associations and reduced to an urban cleaning fluid.

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The author questions the value of institutionalized learning and offers radical reforms for the present system

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9780060910464 | Harpercollins, July 1, 1983, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: The author questions the value of institutionalized learning and offers radical reforms for the present system

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Product Description: "The medical establishment has become a major threat to health." with this opening assertion, Ivan Illich - one of the most brilliant social critics of our time - launches a devastating analysis into "iatrogenesis" (doctor-made illness), examing what medicine really does, as opposed to the myth that has been built around it...read more

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9780394712451 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 1, 1982, cover price $11.96 | also contains The Silence That Speaks | About this edition: "The medical establishment has become a major threat to health.

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Combines historical and economic perspectives to examine the economic existence of modern man, the war against subsistence, and shadow work--the underpaid work which is unique to an industrial economy

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9780714527109 | Marion Boyars, March 1, 1981, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Combines historical and economic perspectives to examine the economic existence of modern man, the war against subsistence, and shadow work--the underpaid work which is unique to an industrial economy

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9780714527116 | Marion Boyars, March 1, 1981, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Combines historical and economic perspectives to examine the economic existence of modern man, the war against subsistence, and shadow work--the underpaid work which is unique to an industrial economy

The text of Ivan Illich's article on deschooling prefaces the critical response of active educators. Bibliogs

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9780904613360 | Pub Group West, February 1, 1981, cover price $2.50 | About this edition: The text of Ivan Illich's article on deschooling prefaces the critical response of active educators.

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Product Description: A controversial collection of essays by Ivan Illich, Irving K. Zola, John McKnight, Jonathan Caplan and Harley Shaiken in which they challenge the power and mystery of the professions, medicine, education and the law.

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9780714525105 | Marion Boyars, September 1, 1978, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A controversial collection of essays by Ivan Illich, Irving K.

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