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Axiomatic, Tumarkin,  Maria
Maria Tumarkin

Paperback $34.99 - The Lifted Brow
Philosophy, Politics & Current Affairs - Published: 1/May/2018 - ISBN: 9781925704051

Axioms about the role the past plays in our present are often evoked as if they are timeless and self-evident truths. They are neither, yet still we are persuaded by them. In a fusion of thinking and storytelling Tumarkin explores what this tells us about our culture and how we live. The past shapes the present — but often the past is nothing less than the beating heart of the present. So, how to speak of the power that the past — ours, our family’s, our culture’s — wields now?

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