The Psychoanalysis of Fire / Edition 1

The Psychoanalysis of Fire / Edition 1

by Gaston Bachelard
     
 

"[Bachelard] is neither a self-confessed and tortured atheist like Satre, nor, like Chardin, a heretic combining a belief in God with a proficiency in modern science. But, within the French context, he is almost as important as they are because he has a pseudo-religious force, without taking a stand on religion. To define him as briefly as possible – he is a… See more details below

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"[Bachelard] is neither a self-confessed and tortured atheist like Satre, nor, like Chardin, a heretic combining a belief in God with a proficiency in modern science. But, within the French context, he is almost as important as they are because he has a pseudo-religious force, without taking a stand on religion. To define him as briefly as possible – he is a philosopher, with a professional training in the sciences, who devoted most of the second phase of his career to promoting that aspect of human nature which often seems most inimical to science: the poetic imagination ..." – J.G. Weightman, The New York Times Review of Books

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807064610
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Publication date:
01/28/1987
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
589,463
Product dimensions:
5.49(w) x 8.49(h) x 0.35(d)

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