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Meaninglessness : the solutions of Nietzsche, Freud, and Rorty

Author: M A Casey
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2002.
Series: Religion, politics, and society in the new millennium.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work charts the collapse of the metaphysical world, and the inate human need for meaning. In this book, Carey revisits the social theory of Nietzche, Freud and Rorty, in order to conceive how a  Read more...

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Casey, M.A., 1965-
Meaninglessness.
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2002
(OCoLC)606655891
Named Person: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Sigmund Freud; Richard Rorty; Sigmund Freud; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Richard Rorty; Richard Rorty; Friedrich Nietzsche; Sigmund Freud
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M A Casey
ISBN: 0739102575 9780739102572
OCLC Number: 48122858
Description: xi, 149 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Culture and Meaning --
Nietzsche: The Aesthetic Solution to Meaninglessness --
Freud: The Therapeutic Solution to Meaninglessness --
Rorty: The Post-Metaphysical Solution to Meaninglessness --
Conclusion: Culture and Life.
Series Title: Religion, politics, and society in the new millennium.
Responsibility: M.A. Casey.

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Dissecting the modern academic penchant for declaring our world inherently 'meaningless,' Michael Casey points the way toward a truer, nobler humanism. -- George Weigel Michael Casey searchingly Read more...

 
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