Overview

Vivemos num mundo desprovido de heróis ou referências. O panteão dos deuses gregos é hoje uma curiosidade histórica, e o Deus omnipresente da Idade Média já não nos comanda as acções. Onde encontrar, então, um sentido para as nossas escolhas? Para a nossa existência? Hubert Dreyfus e Sean Dorrance Kelly procuraram respostas nos grandes clássicos da literatura ocidental. De Homero a David Foster Wallace, os autores propõe-nos uma releitura das obras-primas onde se enraíza a nossa cultura. Em pinceladas breves e ...
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Um Mundo Iluminado

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Overview

Vivemos num mundo desprovido de heróis ou referências. O panteão dos deuses gregos é hoje uma curiosidade histórica, e o Deus omnipresente da Idade Média já não nos comanda as acções. Onde encontrar, então, um sentido para as nossas escolhas? Para a nossa existência? Hubert Dreyfus e Sean Dorrance Kelly procuraram respostas nos grandes clássicos da literatura ocidental. De Homero a David Foster Wallace, os autores propõe-nos uma releitura das obras-primas onde se enraíza a nossa cultura. Em pinceladas breves e incisivas, revisitam Melville e a maníaca perseguição a Moby Dick, descem ao inferno de Dante, revêm Descartes ou Kant. E redescobrem um antídoto para o niilismo contemporâneo, para o nosso inflexível individualismo. Um Mundo Iluminado é uma obra desconcertante, de dois académicos que ousam descer da cátedra para reflectir sobre o modo como vivemos. E que nos devolvem o sentido da procura (e a procura de sentido), que são os desígnios da filosofia.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789892311968
  • Publisher: LUA DE PAPEL
  • Publication date: 2/28/2012
  • Language: Portuguese
  • Sold by: Grupos Editorial Leya
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 317 KB

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