'Isms & 'Ologies: All the Movements, Ideologies and Doctrines That Have Shaped Our World

'Isms & 'Ologies: All the Movements, Ideologies and Doctrines That Have Shaped Our World

Arthur Goldwag


have you questioned concerning the distinction among Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism and which encouraged the opposite? are you aware the place Post-modernism stops and Post-structuralism starts? do you want to? From Platonism to New Historicism, humankind is continually bobbing up with clean faculties of notion to aid clarify (or no less than describe) the mysterious international round us. here's the last word advisor to over 450 of the main major highbrow phrases, routine, and religions that support form the society we are living in. easily, concisely, and with character, ‘Isms and ‘Ologies clarifies buzz phrases like jihad, frequently outlined as “holy warfare” yet which accurately capability “striving” ;and illustrates the diversities among Conservatism, Paleoconservatism, and Neoconservatism. It explains String concept (which makes an attempt to unify Quantum Mechanics and Einsteinian Relativity); describes Fauvism (an creative circulation that lead the way for Expressionism and Cubism); defines Locofocoism (an American political ideology named after a “self-lighting cigar)”; and identifies and explores much more. Helpfully divided into categories–including politics, background, philosophy and the humanities, economics, faith, technology, and medicine–cross referenced, and carefully listed, ‘Isms and ‘Ologies is a must-have for the budding highbrow in everybody.

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