Interpreting the Present: Six Philosophical Essays

Interpreting the Present: Six Philosophical Essays

by Gerald J. Galgan


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Interpreting the Present: Six Philosophical Essays by Gerald J. Galgan

Gerald J. Galgan's collection of essays speaks in several philosophical voices. He explores the relationship between a metaphysical and epistemological language and follows the transition from the medieval Christian Book of Nature to the modern conception of subjectivity. Galgan constructs a philosophical past through which we can interpret the present pluralism of ideas and sort out meanings in a modern world of 'Gods without Gods. ' Useful text for students of Philosophy and Religion. Contents: Between God and Nothingness: Reflections on the Twentieth Century; Clarifying the Present: An Essay in Historical Interpretation; The Changing of the Gods; An Essay on the Language of Contemporaneity; Pragmatism: The Epistemology of Technology; Technology as Text.

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ISBN-13: 9780819188762
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 11/19/1992
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 5.34(w) x 8.54(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Gerald J. Galgan is Professor of Philosophy at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY.

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