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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What I have said implies an excursion of the intellect outside the domain of the
discontinuous which is at least its privileged domain . I wish to pass without
further delay to that solid milieu on which we think we can rely . The Positing of
This implies , as a matter of fact , the replacement of compromises by a bringing
of its contents to light in the domain of clear and autonomous consciousness that
science has organized . It implies SELFCONSCIOUSNESS taking up the lamp ...
Doubtless this implies from the start a state of mind radically opposed to Hegelian
“ satisfaction , ” but here the contraries coincide ( they only coincide , and the
opposition in which they coincide cannot this time be overcome by any synthesis