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Searching for the Divine in Contemporary Philosophy: Tensions Between the Immanent and the Transcendent (Problems in Contemporary Philosophy S. v. 42)By: Jolana Polakova (author), Jan Valeska (translator), Nicholas Lobkowicz (preface_author)Hardback
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DescriptionThis is a comparative analysis of the basic types of postmodern search for transcendence, taking a philosophical, generally contextual viewpoint. It covers the spectrum of models of postmodern spirituality.
ContentsPart 1 Two constitutive movements of the postmodern era: release from the system societal links; the breaking of horizons of modern reason; transcendence in European philosophy - Plato, Kant, Jaspers, Levinas. The dominating features of postmodern spirituality - search: Part 3 relative transcendence: transpersonality - secularization of religious experience, a topography of transpersonal experiences, the highlighting of spiritual meaning of spontaneous crises of identity; transculturality - esoteric assimilation, interreligious dialogue; absolute transcendence - transuniversality - divine freedom, dark night; transalterality - human freedom, dialogue; proexistence. Part 3 The main crossroads of postmodern spirituality: two modes of self-formation of postmodern immanentism - totalization, negation; the specific features of postmodern search for transcendence - openness to excperienced of participation.
- publication date: 31/01/2000
- ISBN13: 9780773479258
- Format: Hardback
- Number Of Pages: 124
- ID: 9780773479258
- ISBN10: 0773479252
- translations: Czech
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