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The disenchantment of the world

a political history of religion

by Marcel Gauchet

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • Religions,
  • Religion and politics,
  • Civilization, Secular

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarcel Gauchet ; translated by Oscar Burge ; with a foreword by Charles Taylor.
    SeriesNew French thought
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL48 .G3413 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 228 p. ;
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL673917M
    ISBN 100691044066
    LC Control Number97020046

      The human removal from an ordered and meaningful world is what Taylor characterizes as the “disenchantment of the world”. This is a new place humanity finds itself in, with specific consequences. Taylor believes that through the triumph of individualism, it is the individual that finds one’s self gone astray, without the traditional. The Re-Enchantment of the World is an interdisciplinary volume that challenges the long-prevailing view of modernity as "disenchanted." There is of course something to the widespread idea, so memorably put into words by Max Weber, that modernity is characterized by the "progressive disenchantment of the world.".

    2. Max Weber and the Disenchantment of the World Introduction The standard interpretation of Weber’s theory of the disenchantment of the world distinguishes two interrelated shifts. On the one hand it refers to an erosion of belief in supernatural powers, so that magic, myth and mystery. The book is ideal for counsellors and psychotherapists as well as social workers and those working within any kind of helping profession. Narratives of Disenchantment and Secularization Robert A. Yelle,Lorenz Trein — Religion.

    The disenchantment of the world The disenchantment of the world Chapter: (p) 2 The disenchantment of the world Source: The Political Philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau Author(s): Mads Qvortrup Publisher: Manchester University Press. Marcel Gauchet has launched one of the most ambitious and controversial works of speculative history recently to appear, based on the contention that Christianity is 'the religion of the end of religion.' In The Disenchantment of the World, Gauchet reinterprets the development of the modern West, with all its political and psychological complexities, in terms of mankind's Pages:


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Disenchantment of the world: Weber, Judaism, and Maimonides Show all authors. Jonathan J Zisook. Jonathan J Zisook. See all articles by this author. Search Google Scholar for this author. First Published February 2, Research Article. Brooklyn, NY: Yashar Books, 1. The fate of our times is characterized by rationalization and intellectualization and, above all, by the disenchantment of the world.

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