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G. K. Chesterton: Thinking Backward, Looking Forward Hardcover - 2005 - 1st Edition

by Stephen R. Clark

Offering a detailed study of early 20th-century essayist, poet, novelist, political campaigner, and theologian G.K. Chesterton, author Stephen R.L. Clark explores Chesterton's ideas and arguments in their historical context, while also tracing the history of the early science fiction movement.


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  • Title G. K. Chesterton: Thinking Backward, Looking Forward
  • Author Stephen R. Clark
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Edition number 1st
  • Edition 1
  • Pages 288
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Templeton Press, Philadelphia, PA
  • Date 2005
  • Features Bibliography, Dust Cover, Index, Table of Contents
  • ISBN 9781599471044 / 1599471043
  • Weight 1.23 lbs (0.56 kg)
  • Dimensions 9.28 x 6.3 x 0.97 in (23.57 x 16.00 x 2.46 cm)
  • Themes
    • Religious Orientation: Christian
    • Theometrics: Catholic
  • Library of Congress subjects Chesterton, G. K - Criticism and
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 2006005915
  • Dewey Decimal Code 828.912

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Citations

  • Reference and Research Bk News, 05/01/2007, Page 259

About the author

Stephen R. L. Clark is a professor of philosophy and Leverhulme Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool, England. He received his D Phil from Oxford in 1973. Dr. Clark served as chief editor at the Journal of Applied Philosophy for eleven years and is now a member of its editorial board, as well as serving on the boards of Religious Studies and the Cambridge University Press series New Studies in Christian Ethics. Well-known for his interest in both religion and science fiction, he has lectured widely in the U.S. and the U.K. He has authored more than sixty scholarly articles, contributed chapters to seventy-five books, edited one book, and written fourteen others, including The Mysteries of Religion, Civil Peace and Sacred Order, How to Live Forever, Animals and their Moral Standing, and Biology and Christian Ethics. His current main work is on the philosopher Plotinus's ethics and psychology.

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