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Realms of Value, a Critique of Human Civilization


reviewed by John L. Childs 1954

coverTitle: Realms of Value, a Critique of Human Civilization
Author(s): Ralph Barton Perry
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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We live in a time when increased attention is being given to the subject of values. This deepening interest in values is not confined to groups in religion, philosophy, and education who have a professional concern with the problem. The subject of values in one form or another is often given a central place in the deliberations and the reports of business, labor, agriculture, medical, and law groups, who are reputed to have a hard-headed devotion to the realm of the practical. Further evidence of this aroused popular interest in values is found in the increased space which the secular periodicals and the daily newspapers are giving to articles which deal with the subject. This growing interest in values has its cultural roots. Science and technology have resulted in a world in which many of the inherited axioms and norms of human conduct no longer verify when put to the test... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 56 Number 3, 1954, p. 169-169
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4765, Date Accessed: 12/12/2017 2:36:33 PM

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