Revolutionary Hope: Essays in Honor of William L. McBride

2014.06.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Nathan Jun and Shane Wahl (eds.), Revolutionary Hope: Essays in Honor of William L. McBride, Lexington Books, 2013, 213pp.,
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2014.06.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Nathan Jun and Shane Wahl (eds.), Revolutionary Hope: Essays in Honor of William L. McBride, Lexington Books, 2013, 213pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780739168738. Reviewed by Steven Hendley, Birmingham-Southern College This is a wide-ranging volume, as one might expect from a Festschrift. There are 13 essays in all from McBride's former students, colleagues, and friends, each of whom addresses, as Calvin O. Schrag aptly puts it in his contribution, "matters of content in the production of the work of the individual being honored, even if somewhat obliquely". (178) And so it is not surprising that we find essays on Sartre (most touch on Sartre's work in some way), especially his political philosophy. But we also find essays on, for instance, ecological concerns, feminism, globalization, intellectual freedom and, befitting McBride's most recent publications, events in Eastern Europe since 1989. Though the book. . .

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