Wed, April 16, 2014

The Faith of the Faithless: Experiments...

Investigation into the dangerous interdependence of politics and religion.The return to religion has perhaps become the dominant cliché of contemporary theory, which rarely offers anything more than an exaggerated echo of a political reality dominated by religious war. Somehow, the secular age seems to have been replaced by a new era, where political action flows directly from metaphysical conflict. The Faith of the Faithless asks how we might respond. Following Critchley’s Infinitely Demanding, this new book builds on its philosophical and political framework, also venturing into the questions of faith, love, religion and violence. Should we defend a version of secularism and quietly accept the slide into a form of theism—or is there another way?From Rousseau’s politics and religion to the return to St.
Categories: Psychology & Philosophy

Item Information

ISBN: 1844677370
Publisher: Verso; 1 edition
Manufacturer: Verso; 1 edition
Language: English
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 302
US Salesrank: 66181
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