By Jeff Bergner
This essay bargains a brand new and strikingly unique interpretation of Western proposal. It explores the "metaphysics of Moses" within the Torah, the Greek inspiration of soul and the significance of the physique in ancient church Christianity. latest traditional wisdom--that modernity is based in materialism and that theology offers an antidote--is precisely backwards; early sleek philosophy completely rejected the physicality of Christianity in prefer of guy as basically brain, and German idealist philosophy remodeled guy as primarily brain into state-of-the-art guy of ego. in doing so, it additionally proven a foundation for contemporary clinical determinism rooted in human intentions.
The essay is sweeping in scope--yet understated, stylish and humane. It bargains a lot wanted suggestions for a way to stay a considerate, even noble existence in brand new world.
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Against Modern Humanism: On the Culture of Ego by Jeff Bergner