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Politics, Order and History

Essays on the Work of Eric Voegelin

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Critical review papers, many specially commissioned, on key themes and questions in the work of the political scientist, philosopher and religious thinker Eric Voegelin (1901-1985). This volume brings together critical review papers, many specially commissioned, on key themes and questions in the work of the political scientist, philosopher and religious thinker Eric Voegelin (1901-1985). Areas covered include: (1) Political science: 'Political Religions': manifestations in Nazi Germany and in contemporary European and North American nationalism; (2) International relations: the 'Cold War' in critical perspective; (3) Philosophy: Plato and Aristotle in the reading of Eric Voegelin: contemporary assessments; (4) Sociology: Correspondence of Voegelin and Alfred Schutz; (5) New Testament studies and Christology: questions and developments for Voegelin's interpretations; (6) Old Testament studies: questions and developments from Voegelin's Israel and Revelation; (7) Historical sociology: Revelation and order in axial-age societies; (8) Philosophy of history: Voegelin and Toynbee in contrast; (9) Literary studies: Voegelin in contrast with contemporary literary theory; critical readings of Milton, Greek tragedy.

Author Biography

Glenn Hughes is Associate Professor of Philosophy, St Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas. Glenn Hughes is Associate Professor of Philosophy, St Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas. Stephen A. McKnight is Professor of European Intellectual and Cultural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. Dr Geoffrey L. Price is Director, Centre for Voegelin Studies, University of Manchester, UK. Dr Geoffrey L. Price is Director, Centre for Voegelin Studies, University of Manchester, UK.
Release date NZ
January 1st, 2001
Contributors
Edited by Geoffrey L. Price Edited by Glenn Hughes Edited by Stephen A. McKnight
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Pages
656
Dimensions
156x234x34
ISBN-13
9781841271590
Product ID
3071221

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