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Dostoyevsky Reads Hegel in Siberia and Bursts into Tears

by László F. Földényi (Author) and Ottilie Mulzet (Translator)
Yale University Press

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Pub Date: 2020
Format: Hardback
Pages: 304
Size: 8.25 x 5.25 x 1.10 inches
Case Quantity: 44

ISBN: 9780300167498
TB Code: 2305113
Availability: 60 in stock

László Földényi’s work, in the long tradition of public intellectual and cultural criticism, resonates with the writings of Montaigne, Walter Benjamin, and Thomas Mann. In this new essay collection, Földényi considers the continuing fallout from the collapse of religion, exploring how Enlightenment traditions have not replaced basic elements of previously held religious mythologies—neither their metaphysical completeness nor their comforting purpose.

Realizing beautiful writing through empathy, imagination, fascination, and a fierce sense of justice, Földényi covers a wide range of topics including a meditation on the metaphysical unity of a sculpture group and an analysis of fear as a window into our relationship with time.