The Abolition of Man by C. S. Lewis

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The Abolition of Man is a 1943 book by C. S. Lewis. It is subtitled "Reflections on education with special reference to the teaching of English in the upper forms of schools," and uses that as a starting point for a defense of objective value and natural law, and a warning of the consequences of doing away with or "debunking" those things. It defends science as something worth pursuing but criticizes using it to debunk values — the value of science itself being among them — or defining it to exclude such values.

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The 93rd greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 2nd on The 50 Best Books of the Century (Intercollegiate Studies Institute)
  2. - 7th on The 100 Best Non-Fiction Books of the Century (National Review)

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