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.
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It makes conquest a methodical operation , for the growth of an empire . Positing
of an Empire as the Universal Thing The empire submits from the start to the
primacy of the real order . It posits itself essentially as a thing . It subordinates
itself to ...
Georges Bataille. Law and morality also have their place in the empire in that
they define a universal necessity of the relation of each thing with the others . But
the power of morality remains foreign to the system based on external violence .
So long as the limits of the empire were not reached , production had military
force as its primary end , and when these limits were reached , military force was
pushed into the background . Moreover , except for what was required for the ...