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Religion and rationality : essays on reason, God and modernity

Author: Jürgen Habermas; Eduardo Mendieta
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, 2002.
Series: Studies in contemporary German social thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this text the author explores the relations between Christian and Jewish thought on the one hand, and the Western philosophical tradition on the other. In so doing, he examines a range of important figures.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jürgen Habermas; Eduardo Mendieta
ISBN: 0745624863 9780745624860 0745624871 9780745624877
OCLC Number: 48884714
Description: vii, 176 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The German idealism of Jewish philosophers --
2. On the difficulty of saying no --
3. Transcendence from within, transcendence in this world --
4. To seek to salvage an unconditional meaning without God is a futile understanding --
5. Communicative freedom and negative theology --
6. Israel or Athens : where does anamnestic reason belong? --
7. Tracing the other of history in history : Gershom Scholem's Sabbati Ṣevi --
8. A conversation about God and the world : interview with Eduardo Mendieta.
Series Title: Studies in contemporary German social thought.
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Jürgen Habermas ; edited and with an introduction by Eduardo Mendieta.

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1. Habermas is one of the world's leading social and political thinkers. 2. The first book to bring together Habermas's key writings on religion. 3. Includes an original interview with Habermas,  Read more...

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