In this engaging book, Gianni Vattimo explores the theme of faith and religion which underlies much of his work.
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  • September 1999
  • 104 pages
  • 143 x 219 mm / 6 x 9 in
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Table of Contents
Introduction: Luca D'Isanto.


Return and philosophy.

Christian inheritance and nihilism.

Incarnation and secularization.

Beyond the violence of metaphysics.

Secularization: a purified faith?.

Revelation continues.

Christianity and modernity.

Demythification against paradox: the meaning of kenosis.

Demythification of morality.

Demythification of dogmas.

Secularization: the limit of charity.

Enlightenment rediscovered.

The substance of faith.

The moral question.

To return where?.

A reduced faith.

Secularization versus tragic thought.

Reason and the leap.

What a pity!.


About the Author
Gianni Vattimo is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Turin.
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