Gianni Vattimo is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Turin.
Introduction: Luca Da Isanto. Return. Return and philosophy. Christian inheritance and nihilism. Incarnation and secularization. Beyond the violence of metaphysics. Secularization: a purified faith?. Revelation continues. Christianity and modernity. Demythification against paradox: the meaning of kenosis. Demythification of morality. Demythification of dogmas. Secularization: the limit of charity. Enlightenment rediscovered. The substance of faith. The moral question. To return where?. A reduced faith. Secularization versus tragic thought. Reason and the leap. What a pity!. Postscriptum.