In "The Dilemma of Context," Scharfstein contends that the problems encountered with context are insoluble. He explains why this problem lays an intellectual burden on us that, while remaining inescapable, can become so heavy it destroys the understandingit was created to further.
"An excellent work of mediation and reconciliation. A book not only of American importance but of global significance."-Hendrik W. van der Merwe, Director-emeritus of the Centre for Intergroup Studies, University of Cape Town