Christian Metaphysics & Neoplatonism has 24 ratings and 1 review. Christian said: Very interesting analysis, particularly when he actually touches on Plo. Christian Metaphysics and Neoplatonism. Albert Camus with Ron Srigley, trans and introduction, and Rémi Brague, epilogue. South Bend, IN. Albert Camus’ moral philosophy and his search for a humanistic ethics find their basic premises in the academic dissertation that he wrote on Christian.

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Albert Camus was a representative of cjristian French literature. By conceiving of reason as participatory, Plotinus made Greek reason more acceptable to Christian faith.

Clark – – In A. Without having the unreasonable ambition to save men, we still want to serve them”.

Srigley Local Identifier http: Mohammad added it Apr 04, The Routledge Handbook of Neoplatonism. Greek in his need for coherence, Christian in the anxieties of his sensitivities” p.

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For Brague, the person is the one that is able to synthesize the insights of both Christianity and Greek Civilization, a concept that Camus neglects. Augustine, in turn, used this understanding of reason to make Christianity more suitable to Greek and Roman pagans. Label Christian metaphysics and neoplatonism, by Albert Camus ; translated with an introduction by Ronald D. Drew rated it liked it Feb 09, Published October 1st by University of Missouri first published February The Idol of Our Age: Laura marked it as to-read Mar 03, Young Camus clearly does not like the murky emotional dependence he sees in Christian faith and grace; its only attraction is the promise of a solution for the problem of death, which he evidently treats, already in this text, as a temptation to be resisted in the name of lucidity.

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Clint marked it as to-read Apr 21, Oliver Leaman – – Review of Metaphysics 56 4: For Camus, the great novelty of Christianity is not faith, because faith only shields Christian beliefs from criticism, but rather the Christian notion of apocalyptic history and a final redemption in the afterlife. Want to Read saving…. Christian metaphysics and neoplatonism, by Albert Camus ; translated with an introduction chrietian Ronald D. These aspirations amounted to a fundamental reorientation of human life in politics, religion, science, and philosophy.


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Christian Metaphysics and Metaphysivs is an important contribution to the study of Camus as well as to the disciplines of religion, philosophy, literature, and political theory. When Camus cites an ancient primary source, whether in French translation or in the original language, Srigley substitutes a standard English translation in the interest of making his edition accessible to a wider range of readers.

No trivia or quizzes yet. History of Western Philosophy. He is author and editor of several books and also is the editor of VoegelinView present and editor of Lexington Books series Politics, Literature, and Film present. Camus joined the resistance movement during the occupation and after the liberation was a columnist for the newspaper Combat.