The future of religion

Level E A200 /748171 Available
Full title: The future of religion / Richard Rorty and Gianni Vattimo ; edited by Santiago Zabala.
Alternative titles: Futuro della religione. English
Main author: Rorty, Richard.
Other authors: Vattimo, Gianni, 1936-
Zabala, Santiago, 1975-
Format: Book           


Summary: "Though coming from different and distinct intellectual traditions, Richard Rorty and Gianni Vattimo are united in their criticism of the metaphysical tradition. The challenges they put forward extend beyond philosophy and entail a reconsideration of the foundations of belief in God and the religious life. They urge that the rejection of metaphysical truth does not necessitate the death of religion; instead it opens new ways of imagining what it is to be religious - ways that emphasize charity, solidarity, and irony. This unique collaboration, which includes a dialogue between the two philosophers, is notable not only for its fusion of pragmatism (Rorty) and hermeneutics (Vattimo) but also for its recognition of the limits of both traditional religious belief and modern secularism."--Jacket.
Other authors: Vattimo, Gianni, 1936-, Zabala, Santiago, 1975-
Language: English
Italian
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, 2005.
Classmark: A200 /748171
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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780231134958 (pbk.)
0231134940 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231134941 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231509103 (electronic)
9780231509107 (electronic)
0231134959 (pbk.)