Seeing Through God

Seeing Through God

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Playing on the various meanings of Seeing Through God, John Llewelyn explores the act of looking in the wake of the death of the transcendent God of metaphysics. Taking up strategies developed by the Western sciences for seeing and observing, he finds that the so-called tough-minded practices of the physical sciences are very much at home with the so-called tender-minded practices of Eastern religions. Instead of opposing East and West, Llewelyn thinks that blending these spheres leads to a better understanding of aesthetic experience and imagination. In this blending, he presents a phenomenological description of the imagination and the ethical and religious dimensions of the act of imagining. Seeing Through God touches on themes of salvation, the preservation of the environment, and the role of God in our temptation to dishonor the earth. This unique book presents Llewelyn as one of the leading interpreters of the environmental phenomenology movement.Heideggera#39;s Denken becomes increasingly dichteiisch, and the Origin essay explains why. ... close self-affective belonging to oneself, but by a too intimate other-affected losing of oneself that presents itself in the Origin essay as a Be- erdigunganbsp;...


Title:Seeing Through God
Author: John Llewelyn
Publisher:Indiana University Press - 2004-01-30
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