The Captive Mind by Czesław Miłosz

"The Captive Mind" is a thought-provoking exploration of the intellectual and moral dilemmas faced by artists and intellectuals living under oppressive regimes. Through a series of powerful and insightful essays, the author delves into the psychological and ideological transformations experienced by individuals who compromise their values and conform to the demands of totalitarianism. With a blend of personal anecdotes, historical analysis, and philosophical reflections, this book offers a profound examination of the complexities of intellectual freedom and the power of ideology.

The 1684th greatest book of all time


Published
1953
Nationality
Polish
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
200-300
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Polish

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