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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subject has a part in the elements it distinguishes , where it has a part in the
world and remains “ like water in water . ” The element in which the subject has a
part – the world , an animal , a plant – is not subordinated to it ( likewise , the
But an objectivity of this nature , clear as to the separate positing of one element ,
remains confused : that element keeps all the attributes of a subject and an object
at the same time . The transcendence of the tool and the creative faculty ...
... where the tangible form is sometimes apprehensible ( in its identity with itself
and with its intelligible form , and in its operative power ) , and other times is not ,
but remains unstable , dangerous , and not completely intelligible , is only chance