Experience and the Absolute Paperback

Disputed Questions on the Humanity of Man

by Jean-Yves Lacoste;


In Stock - Usually dispatched within 24 hours

 


Free UK delivery when you spend £10 or more

Price and Purchase

Offer price: £30.45 Free UK Delivery
Go to Basket We accept VISA, Mastercard, Paypal and Buy Now Pay Later

If you're buying for a church, school or business, why not Buy Now Pay Later?

Find Out More

Experience and the Absolute

Full Product Description

Does the philosophy of Heidegger represent the emergence of a secular anthropology that requires religious thought to redefine the religious dimension in human existence? In this critical response, Lacoste confronts the ultimate definition of human nature, the humanity of the human. He explores that definition through an analysis of the "absolute" as a phenomenological datum. Lacoste establishes a conception of human nature that opens possibilities for religious experience and religious identity in view of Heidegger's profound challenge. He develops a phenomenology of the liturgy, and subjects the categories of "experience," "place," and "human existence" to careful examination. Making a strong case for the affective nature of religious experience, he sides with Schleiermacher against Hegel in associating religion with affectivity rather than logic. Such affectivity, he claims, can be more rational than reason as framed in Hegelian logic.

Experience and the Absolute by Jean-Yves Lacoste was published by Fordham University Press in October 2004. The ISBN for Experience and the Absolute is 9780823223763.

Reviews of Experience and the Absolute

Customer reviews and testimonials Write a review

Product Q&A

Got a question? No problem! Just click here to ask us about Experience and the Absolute.

Specifications

Details for Experience and the Absolute

Page last updated 1st December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherFordham University Press (October 2004)
Weight363g
Number of Pages256
Thickness17 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9780823223763
ISBN-100823223760
Product Code1227332
Eden is an accredited Living Wage employer