Hegel's god : a counterfeit double? (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Hegel's god : a counterfeit double?

Author: William Desmond
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2003.
Series: Ashgate studies in the history of philosophical theology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William Desmond's misgivings regarding Hegel's take on God leads the reader through Hegel's writings to reveal a path that leads anywhere but to God. The author believes that an idol is no less an idol constructed from thought as constructed from gold.
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Named Person: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel; Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel; Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel; Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel; Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel; Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel; Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Desmond
ISBN: 0754605523 9780754605522 0754605655 9780754605652
OCLC Number: 49558875
Description: 222 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: By way of introduction: Hegel's God, transcendence and the counterfeit double. --
Finding a way to holistic immanence: Hegel between Enlightenment, Greece and Christianity. --
Philosophy redoubling religion: intimacy, agon and counterfeit reconciliations. --
Beyond double thinking: Hegel's speculative God. --
Hegel's trinity and the erotic self-doubling God. --
Creation and the self-doubling of Hegel's trinity. --
Evil and the counterfeits of religious community. --
On the reserves of God.
Series Title: Ashgate studies in the history of philosophical theology.
Responsibility: William Desmond.

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An examination, interpretation and critical engagement with Hegel's philosophy of religion, and with his concept of God in particular. William Desmond explores the distinctive stresses of Hegel's  Read more...

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'Through decades of careful and creative scholarship, Desmond has earned the right to talk back to Hegel and bid him adieu. In calling Hegel's God an idol and in supporting this claim by pointing to Read more...

 
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