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Against the spiritual turn : Marxism, realism and critical theory

Author: Sean Creaven
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Routledge studies in critical realism.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The argument presented in this book is that the recent 'spiritual' trajectory of Roy Bhaskar's work, upon which he first embarked with the publication of his From East to West, undermines the fundamental achievements of his earlier work.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Creaven, Sean, 1963-
Against the spiritual turn.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2010
(DLC) 2008046755
Named Person: Roy Bhaskar; Roy Bhaskar
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Creaven
ISBN: 9780203878439 0203878434
OCLC Number: 646867368
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 498 pages).
Contents: Bhaskar's "spiritual turn" : logical and conceptual problems --
Meta-reality, critical realism and Marxism --
Secularism, agnosticism and theism --
Critical realism, transcendence and God --
Humanism, spiritualism and critical theory.
Series Title: Routledge studies in critical realism.
Responsibility: Sean Creaven.

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Opposing the theist ontological logics more generally, this book argues that the earth-bound materialist dialectics of the classical Marxist tradition, and the naturalistic humanism these dialectics  Read more...

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