Fire backstage

Fire backstage

Philip Rieff and the monastery of culture

eBook - 2013 | German
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At present, the name and writings of Philip Rieff (1922-2006) hang under a sign of neglect. This book is an attempt to identify precisely what has been lost through this lack of critical attention, arguing that Rieff's lifework marks a singular contribution to the fields of reactionary apocalyptics and social and cultural studies. Providing a working definition for the horizon of contemporary Jewish philosophy, this book also suggests how Rieff uniquely contributes to this field of speculative inquiry with an insufficiently appreciated, but essential, theory of psycho-theology
Publisher: Frankfurt am main, [Germany] : Peter Lang Edition, 2013.
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9783653029727
9783631644102
Characteristics: 1 online resource (160 pages).
Additional Contributors: Rychard, Andrzej
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