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The Analogical Turn

The Analogical Turn

Rethinking Modernity with Nicholas of Cusa

by Johannes Hoff
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Publication Date: 11/11/2013
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In the face of the late modern crisis of Western science and culture, The Analogical Turn recovers Nicholas of Cusa's alternative vision of modernity and, in doing so, develops a fresh perspective on the challenges of our time.In contrast to Cusa's mainstream contemporaries, his appreciation of individuality, creativity, and scientific precision was deeply rooted in the analogical rationality of the Middle Ages. He revived and transformed the tradition of scientific realism in a manner that now, retrospectively, offers new insights into the "completely ordinary chaos" of postmodern everyday life.Johannes Hoff offers a new vision of the history of modernity and the related secularization narrative, a deconstruction of the basic assumptions of postmodernism, and an unfolding of a liturgically grounded concept of common-sense realism in this original book.
ISBN:
9780802868909
9780802868909
Category:
Christian theology
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
11-11-2013
Language:
English
Publisher:
William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
241
Dimensions (mm):
222x152x19mm
Weight:
0.36kg

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