Religion from Tolstoy to Camus / Edition 1

Religion from Tolstoy to Camus / Edition 1

by Walter Kaufmann
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1560007060

ISBN-13: 9781560007067

Pub. Date: 01/01/1994

Publisher: Transaction Publishers


Walter Kaufmann devoted his life to exploring the religious implications of literary and philosophical texts. Deeply skeptical about the human and moral benefits of modern secularism, he also criticized the quest for certainty pursued through dogma. Kaufmann saw a risk of loss of authenticity in what he described as unjustified retreats into the past.

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Walter Kaufmann devoted his life to exploring the religious implications of literary and philosophical texts. Deeply skeptical about the human and moral benefits of modern secularism, he also criticized the quest for certainty pursued through dogma. Kaufmann saw a risk of loss of authenticity in what he described as unjustified retreats into the past. This is a compilation of significant texts on religious thought that he selected and introduced.

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ISBN-13:
9781560007067
Publisher:
Transaction Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
479
Sales rank:
651,698
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.11(d)

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