By Jeff Bergner
This essay bargains a brand new and strikingly unique interpretation of Western proposal. It explores the "metaphysics of Moses" within the Torah, the Greek inspiration of soul and the significance of the physique in ancient church Christianity. latest traditional wisdom--that modernity is based in materialism and that theology offers an antidote--is precisely backwards; early smooth philosophy completely rejected the physicality of Christianity in desire of guy as basically brain, and German idealist philosophy reworked guy as basically brain into brand new guy of ego. in doing so, it additionally tested a foundation for contemporary clinical determinism rooted in human intentions.
The essay is sweeping in scope--yet understated, based and humane. It bargains a lot wanted counsel for the way to stay a considerate, even noble lifestyles in modern day world.
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Against Modern Humanism: On the Culture of Ego by Jeff Bergner