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Crisis and the Apocalypse of Man


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Juli 1999

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This volume confronts the disintegration of traditional sources of meaning and the correlative attempts to generate new sources from within the self. Voegelin allows the reader to contemplate the crisis in its starkest terms - as the apocalypse of man that seeks to replace the apocalypse of God.

Portrait

About the AuthorEric Voegelin (1901-1985) was one of the most original and influential philosophers of our time. Born in Cologne, Germany, he studied at the University of Vienna, where he became a professor of political science in the Faculty of Law. In 1938, he and his wife, fleeing Hitler, emigrated to the United States. They became American citizens in 1944. Voegelin spent much of his career at Louisiana State University, the University of Munich, and the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. During his lifetime he published many books and more than one hundred articles. "The Collected Works of Eric Voegelin" will make available in a uniform edition all of Voegelin's major writings. About the EditorDavid Walsh is Professor of Politics at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He is the author of The Growth of the Liberal Soul and editor of Eric Voegelin's "History of Political Ideas, " Volume III, "The Later Middle Ages."
EAN: 9780826212337
ISBN: 0826212336
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF MISSOURI PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 1999
Seitenanzahl: 503 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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