Maynard Adams : Southern Philosopher of Civilization, by Blackburn, Glenn
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- ISBN: 9780865547902 | 0865547904
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 6/15/2009
Maynard Adams (1919¿2003) was a profound philosopher and civic humanist at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. A major intellectual Figure of the second half of the twentieth century, Adams developed a comprehensive philosophy of civilization that applies to all humanity but has a distinctly Southern dimension. The essence of his philosophy is that value and meaning are dimensions of reality and we can gain knowledge about those dimensions.