Theory of Religion
Zone Books, 1989 - 126 páginas
Theory of Religion brings to philosophy what Georges Bataille's earlier book The Accursed Share brought to anthropology and history, namely, an analysis based on notions of excess and expenditure. No other work of Bataille's, and perhaps no other work anywhere since Weber's Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, has managed to draw so incisively the links between man's religious and economic activities.
Resultados 1-3 de 20
But , if animal Desire is the necessary condition of self - consciousness , it is not
the sufficient condition . By itself , this Desire constitutes only the Sentiment of self
. In contrast to the knowledge that keeps man in a passive quietude , Desire dis ...
But this generalized reduction , this perfect fulfillment of the thing , is the
necessary condition for the conscious and fully developed posing of the problem
of man ' s reduction , to thinghood . Only in a world where the thing has reduced ...
The main difference concerns the conception that makes the destruction of the
subject the condition – necessarily unrealizable – of its adequation to the object .
Doubtless this implies from the start a state of mind radically opposed to Hegelian