The Triumph of the Therapeutic by Philip Rieff

"The Triumph of the Therapeutic" has been hailed as a work of genuine brilliance, one of those books whose insights uncannily anticipate cultural developments and whose richness of argumentation reorients entire fields of inquiry. This special fortieth-anniversary edition of Philip Rieff' s masterpiece, the first volume in ISI Books' new Background series, includes an introduction by Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn and essays on the text by historians Eugene McCarraher and Wilfred McClay and philosopher Stephen Gardner.

The 442nd greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - The 50 Best Books of the Century (Intercollegiate Studies Institute)