This study by Gianni Vattimo and Jacques Derrida, along with contributions from a team of international philosophers, answers a variety of questions about the modern significance of religion. Can people be sure of the significance of religion or how it touches upon people's thinking? Where do the boundaries lie between the essential traits of ...
This study by Gianni Vattimo and Jacques Derrida, along with contributions from a team of international philosophers, answers a variety of questions about the modern significance of religion. Can people be sure of the significance of religion or how it touches upon people's thinking? Where do the boundaries lie between the essential traits of religion and those of ethics and justice? Is there a truth to religion, and what part has religion played in the historical development of the sense of truth today?
Very Good- Shelf 1087 Book tight; 211pp; considerable underlining and margin notes but text readable; Not a book club (BC) copy. No previous owner name, not ex library, not price clipped, not a remainder.
Very Good in No d/j as Published jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. In this remarkable volume, Jacques Derrida and Gianni Vattimo bring together some of the most significant philosophers of our time to address the nature of religion. More than a century has passed since Nietzsche provocatively proclaimed "God is dead": does this phrase adequately capture the sentiment of our time? What sense should we make of the religious revival and the return to the sacred which seems evident in the new vitality of churches, sects and religious beliefs in many parts of the world today? 211pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Reading crease to spine. Top corners of covers very slightly creased.
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