The Analogical Turn Paperback

Rethinking Modernity with Nicholas of Cusa

by Johannes Hoff;

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The Analogical Turn

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In the face of the late modern crisis of Western science and culture, The Analogical Turn recovers Nicholas of Cusa's alternative vision of modernity and, in doing so, develops a fresh perspective on the challenges of our time.In contrast to Cusa's mainstream contemporaries, his appreciation of individuality, creativity, and scientific precision was deeply rooted in the analogical rationality of the Middle Ages. He revived and transformed the tradition of scientific realism in a manner that now, retrospectively, offers new insights into the "completely ordinary chaos" of postmodern everyday life.Johannes Hoff offers a new vision of the history of modernity and the related secularization narrative, a deconstruction of the basic assumptions of postmodernism, and an unfolding of a liturgically grounded concept of common-sense realism in this original book.

The Analogical Turn by Johannes Hoff was published by Eerdmans Publishing Company in December 2013. The ISBN for The Analogical Turn is 9780802868909.

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Details for The Analogical Turn

Page last updated 19th April 2017
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherEerdmans Publishing Company (December 2013)
Number of Pages240
Thickness18 mm
Height240 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4244082
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