By Timothy M. Mosteller,Gayne John Anacker

starting with a transparent account of the old atmosphere for The Abolition of Man and its position inside C.S. Lewis' corpus of writing, Contemporary views on C. S. Lewis' The Abolition of guy: historical past, Philosophy, schooling and technology assesses and appraises Lewis' seminal lectures, delivering an intensive research of the topics and topics which are raised.

Chapters specialise in the key components of idea together with: philosophy, ordinary legislations, schooling, literature, politics, theology, technological know-how, biotechnology and the relationship among the Ransom Trilogy. Drawing on Lewis' primary principles, they take on questions akin to, is The Abolition of Man opposed to clinical inquiry? Does Lewis offer an sufficient rational protection of average ethical legislations? Do the lectures handle the philosophical questions of the twenty first century as Lewis sought to supply solutions to philosophical questions of the twentieth century?

Dealing with issues throughout a number of components of human inquiry, the authors carry services from their respective fields to endure at the middle matters raised in Lewis' lectures. the result's an interdisciplinary method that gives the 1st accomplished scholarly remedy of The Abolition of Man, probably the most debated of Lewis' works.

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