Donoso Cortes: Cassandra of the Age

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Don Juan Donoso Cortes (1809-1853) is one of those rare figures whom academicians find difficult to slot into any conventional category. An eminent Spanish figure - statesman, journalist, politician, philosopher, theologian - Donoso rose to European prominence as one of the most acute, if idiosyncratic, diagnosticians of the age following the French Revolution.
This study of the mercurial life and thought of Donoso Cortes enters the kaleidoscopic world of nineteenth century Europe, whose political and ideological intrigue so shaped Donoso's own diplomatic and religious aspirations. Capturing the fluidity of his life with greater sympathy and profundity than any other contemporary student of Donoso, R. A. Herrera stresses the religious, social, and political importance of Donoso's thought and highlights its significance in light of present-day vicissitudes.

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R. A. Herrera is professor of philosophy at Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey.

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Book Description William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1995. Book Condition: New. First edition. Large format softcover, 144 pages. Donoso Cortes, 1809-1853, was an eminent Spanish figure: statesman, journalist, politician, philosopher and theologian. He rose to European prominence as one of the most acute, if idiosyncratic, diagnosticians of the age following the French Revolution. A Fine "as new" copy, appears to be unread and unopened. Bookseller Inventory # 8486

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