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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The Positing of Immanent Elements in the Sphere of Objects The positing of the
object known clearly and distinctly from without generally defines a sphere of
objects , a world , a plane on which it is possible to situate clearly and distinctly ,
I feel obliged to present a table * that makes it possible to visualize the
successive possibilities as a single development . This figure emphasizes the
dialectical character of the development whose phases go from opposition to
opposition and ...
Finally , it is clear that conditions regularly present at a particular stage may
reappear and become operative at some subsequent stage . Of course this
apparent casualness does not at all preclude possible , or rather , necessary ,