"Adam Seligman's impressively thoughtful book suggests that the logic of waning trust in the late modern period may be to return the human subject to a premodern condition."--John Gray, The Times Literary Supplement (London)
"The Problem of Trust
is a demanding, closely reasoned, scholarly work.... It is well worth the time of patient, attentive readers."--Carl L. Bankston III, Commonweal
"The historical and religious perspective that Mr. Seligman brings to the contemporary debate about trust and civil society would greatly deepen our understanding of the way these issues are playing out in American society today."--Francis Fukuyama, The Washington Times
From the Inside Flap
"A valuable work, written by one of the more exciting and thoughtful social theorists to have emerged on the American scene in recent years."--Robert Wuthnow, Princeton University, author of Poor Richard's Principle
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