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Originally Published In And Newly Revised, Conspicuous Criticism Is A Ringing Defense Of The Need For Religion And Tradition In Contemporary Society Writing With Moral Passion And Critical Verve, Christopher Shannon Offers A Convincing Indictment Of The Forces That Isolate The Individual In Modern Capitalist Society And Counters Than A Century Of Efforts By Modern Intellectuals To Displace Tradition In Favor Of A Humanism That Actually Diminishes Humanity In The Name Of Freeing Its Potential Featuring In Depth Analyses Of The Works Of John Dewey, Thorstein Veblen, C Wright Mills, And Others, Conspicuous Criticism Is A Call To Reinstate Traditional Relations To God, Nature, And The Common Good Scholars In Fields From American Studies To Intellectual History Will Be Forced To Grapple With Shannon S Trenchant Critique, Which Is Well On Its Way To Becoming A Classic Of Christian Thought Conspicuous Criticism Inspired A Concern About The Modern World That In The Years Since I Ve Not Been Able To Brush Aside Eric Miller, First Things