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"This immensely readable book will cause readers to rethink the Enlightenment and to see its positive aspects. It will also add crucial historical perspective to current discussions of modernity."-Donald Verene, Emory University
Author Biography: Louis Dupré is the T.L. Riggs Professor Emeritus of Philosophy of Religion at Yale University.
|Publisher:||Yale University Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)|
About the Author
LOUIS DUPRÉ is T. L. Riggs Professor Emeritus of Philosophy of Religion at Yale University. He is also the author of Passage to Modernity: An Essay in the Hermeneutics of Nature and Culture and Marx’s Social Critique of Culture, both available in paperback from Yale University Press.
Table of Contents
|1.||A Definition and a Provisional Justification||1|
|2.||A Different Cosmos||18|
|3.||A New Sense of Selfhood||45|
|4.||Toward a New Conception of Art||78|
|5.||The Moral Crisis||112|
|6.||The Origin of Modern Social Theories||153|
|7.||The New Science of History||187|
|8.||The Religious Crisis||229|
|9.||The Faith of the Philosophers||269|
|10.||Spiritual Continuity and Renewal||312|