Capitalism and Religion
The Price of Piety
By (author) Philip Goodchild
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Capitalism and Religion by Philip Goodchild
Book DescriptionOur global ecological crisis demands that we question the rationality of the culture that has caused it: western modernity's free market capitalism. Philip Goodchild develops arguments from Nietzsche, Adorno, Horkheimer, and Marx, to suggest that our love of Western modernity is an expression of a piety in which capitalism becomes a global religion, in practice, if not always in belief. This book presents a philosophical alternative that demands attention from philosophers, critical theorists, philosophers of religion, theologians, and those in ecological politics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415282239
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Jun-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Philip Goodchild
On Philosophy as a Spiritual Exercise, Hardback (November 2013)
What if self-questioning could provoke an extreme attentiveness to a rich inner life? In pursuit of this question, a mixed group of highly fallible thinkers gather together in the north of England. Will they be able to respond to the actual events of their lives, and reinvent philosophy as a collective spiritual exercise?
Capitalism and Religion, Paperback (June 2002)
Condemns modernity and capitalism as a global religion. Presents a philosophical alternative that demands attention from philosophers, critical theorists, philosophers of religion, theologians and those in ecological politics.
Deleuze and Guattari, Paperback (September 1996)» View all books by Philip Goodchild
This book provides a systematic account of the intellectual context as well as an exhaustive analysis of the key themes informing Deleuze and Guattari's work. It will be invaluable in situating the philosophy of these two major figures within the perspective of the social and human sciences.
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Author Biography - Philip Goodchild
Philip Goodchild lectures in Religious Studies at the University of Nottingham. He is the author of Gilles Deleuze and the Question of Philosophy (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1996) and of Deleuze and Guattari (Sage, 1996) and is presently editing two other forthcoming volumes on philosophy and religion.
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