Ideas | Jul 14, 1974 | 26:09

    Nostalgia For The Absolute - Part 2

    The decline of formal religious systems has left a moral and emotional emptiness in Western culture. George Steiner, internationally renowned thinker and scholar, examines the alternative "mythologies" of Marxism, Freudian psychology, Lévi-Straussian anthropology, and fads of irrationality.

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