Christian Metaphysics & Neoplatonism has 24 ratings and 1 review. Christian said: Very interesting analysis, particularly when he actually touches on Plo. Christian Metaphysics and Neoplatonism. Albert Camus with Ron Srigley, trans and introduction, and Rémi Brague, epilogue. South Bend, IN. Albert Camus’ moral philosophy and his search for a humanistic ethics find their basic premises in the academic dissertation that he wrote on Christian.
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Christian Metaphysics and Neoplatonism is an important contribution to the study of Camus as well as to the disciplines of religion, philosophy, literature, and political theory.
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But his journalistic activities ane been camud a response to the demands of the time; in Camus retired from political journalism and, besides writing his fiction and essays, was very active in the theatre as producer and playwright e. Tamhas rated it really liked it Jul 12, Want to Read saving…. Alex rated it it was ok Nov 28, The Significance of Neoplatonism. Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart. The American Transhumanist and the Postmodern Conservative.
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Skip to main content. McBride’s Camus is more familiar–the camuus whom Christians love, because his philosophy of the absurd rests on the longing for an ultimate intelligibility that is missing from the world only because God does not exist.
Steven marked it as to-read Mar 25, Understanding the nature and achievement of that reorientation became the central task of Christian Metaphysics and Neoplatonism. Kent rated it it was ok May 25, Find it on Scholar. For Camus, the great novelty of Christianity is not faith, because faith only shields Christian beliefs from criticism, but rather the Christian notion of apocalyptic history and a final redemption in the afterlife.
Christian Metaphysics & Neoplatonism by Albert Camus
As the only stand-alone English version of this important work—and a long-overdue critical edition—his fluent translation is an essential benchmark in our understanding of Camus and his place in modern thought.
Its meaning is summed up in the cross, “the terrifying image of torture that Christianity has erected as a symbol” p. This belief in the apocalypse expresses a tragic sensibility in which the Christian embraces his or her mortality in the hope of redemption. Much of the contrast he develops between Christianity and Hellenism depends on the old Schillerian portrait of the cheerful, innocent Greeks, “the Greece of light” as he calls it p.
These contradictions continue in The Rebel where, according to Srigley, the two histories of antiquity are presented and contradict each other: Qian Liu marked it as to-read Aug 14, This entry has no external links. Clark – – In Neoplatonism and Christian Thought. Studies in religion and politics. Zachariae marked it as to-read Jan 19, His concept of the intelligible Word is thoroughly Plotinian, but the union of Word with flesh in the Incarnation is of course miraculous, contradictory, a sheer fact of history–in a word, Christian p.
Kristen marked it as to-read Jun 18, Jacob marked it as to-read Feb 09, One hears Camus’ own preoccupation with the problem of death in his description of early Christian pessimism in the face of “the humiliation and anguish of the flesh” and “the physical terror before this appalling outcome” of death p.
This dark side of Hellenism, with its deep desire for God, opens the Mediterranean world to the Christian Gospel. Rose marked it as to-read Mar 06, Log In Sign Up.
Return to Book Page. Branko Nikovski rated it really liked it Feb 11, Michael marked it as to-read Aug 03, In his concluding portrait of Augustine, his fellow An converted to a new faith, he sums up all the emotional and metaphysical power he rejects. Phillip Cary Eastern University.
Camus’ Christian Metaphysics and Neoplatonism
C Literary form non fiction Nature of contents bibliography Series statement Eric Voegelin Institute series in political philosophy. Label Christian metaphysics and neoplatonism Title Christian metaphysics and neoplatonism Statement of responsibility by Albert Camus ; translated with an introduction by Ronald D. He aims to find what is original about Christianity, and then how it was combined with Greek reason, via Augustine’s appropriation ajd Plotinian Neoplatonism, to produce both mwtaphysics Christianity and Christian metaphysics.
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Of semi-proletarian parents, early attached to intellectual circles of strongly revolutionary tendencies, with a deep interest in philosophy only chance prevented him from caus a university care Albert Camus was a representative of non-metropolitan French literature. A Neoplatonic Commentary on Christian Trinity: Additional terms may apply to data associated with third party namespaces. Remember me on this computer.