Religion from Tolstoy to Camus (Torchbooks)

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Walter Kaufmann devoted his life to exploring the religious implications of literary and philosophical texts. Deeply skeptical about the human and moral bene?ts of modern secularism, he also criticized the quest for certainty pursued through dogma. Kaufmann saw a risk of loss of authenticity in what he described as unjusti?ed retreats into the past. This is a compilation of signi?cant texts on religious thought that he selected and introduced.

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Walter Kaufmann (1921-1980) was professor of philosophy at Princeton University from 1947 until his death. He had visiting appointments at Columbia, Cornell, the University of Michigan, and the University of Washington among others. His books include The Future of the Humanities, Religion from Tolstoy to Camus, and the three volume series entitled Discovering the Mind.

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Kaufmann, Walter Arnold
Published by Joanna Cotler Books (1965)
ISBN 10: 006130123X ISBN 13: 9780061301230
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