Seventh Solitude by Ralph Harper
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Seventh Solitude
By Ralph Harper

The Seventh Solitude

Metaphysical Homelessness in Kierkegaard, Dostoevsky and Nietzsche

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Seventh Solitude by Ralph Harper

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In these three predecessors of existentialism, all of whom were profoundly influenced by Stendhal, the author finds evidence of that spiritual isolation which leads ultimately to personal solitude and philosophical nihilism. To these negative modes of being he opposes the alternatives embodied by St. Augustine and Proust-- the passion for God and the passion for creation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801802577
ISBN-10: 0801802571
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 127mm x 9mm)
Pages: 168
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1967
Country of Publication: United States

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