Tag: The Conditioners
Science and Scientism: The Prophetic Vision of C. S. Lewis
This essay has argued that Lewis was prophetic as regards the advent of techniques powerful enough to bring about the effects he feared.
Why C. S. Lewis Wrote The Abolition of Man
Lewis’s deep suspicion of modernist educational projects, subjectivism about morality, and progressive scientific planning animates these lectures.
The Education of Mark Studdock in That Hideous Strength
Mark is lured away from his teaching position at Bracton College to become part of the massive research effort known as the N.I.C.E.
The Main Argument of The Abolition of Man
Lewis foresees a class of men called “the Conditioners.” The Conditioners have “seen through” all attempts to ground behaviour in any ultimate truth.