Nostalgia for the Absolute (CBC Massey Lecture)

Nostalgia for the Absolute (CBC Massey Lecture)

George Steiner

Language: English

Pages: 62

ISBN: 0887845940

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


The decline of formal religious systems has left a moral and emotional emptiness in Western culture. George Steiner, internationally renowned thinker and scholar, pursues this and examines the alternative "mythologies" of Marxism, Freudian psychology, Lévi-Straussian anthropology, and fads of irrationality.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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