The responsibility of the philosopher

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Columbia University Press , New York
Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century, Philosophy, Italian -- 20th ce
StatementGianni Vattimo ; edited with an introduction by Franca D"Agostini ; translated by William McCuaig.
ContributionsD"Agostini, Franca, 1952-
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LC ClassificationsB3654.V383 V6313 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24068531M
ISBN 139780231152426
LC Control Number2010003075

The Responsibility of the Philosopher. Over the course of his career, Gianni Vattimo has assumed a number of public and private identities and has pursued multiple intellectual paths.

He seems to embody several contradictions, at once defending and questioning religion and critiquing and serving the state/5.

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He confronts questions of science, religion, logic, literature, and truth, and passionately defends the power of hermeneutics to engage with life's conundrums.

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The current version, Versionof this open source textbook in philosophy is a work-in-progress and is being released in draft form. The collaborators would be grateful for corrections or other suggestions to this preliminary draft.

Please address comments to [email protected] 1 Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and pursuit, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.

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