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Publisher: IVP Academic; PRINT-ON-DEMAND edition (January 9, 2010)
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what's the human center like? Theologians and philosophers have tried to handle this query, not only within the summary, yet concretely in own, in addition to social and political, dimensions. Patrick Downey explores the biblical writings of Genesis and the Hebrew prophet Jeremiah, the Greek tragedies, Plato, Aristotle, and political philosophers--such as Rousseau, Hobbes, Nietzsche and René Girard--to search solutions to this profound question.Recognizing our resistance to understand the reality approximately our personal hearts, Downey calls his readers to hitch with those thinkers within the look for fact and critical self-reflection. now not for the faint of middle, this publication courageously addresses the main foundational query of our life as participants in neighborhood. what's the nature of the human center and will we, do we, comprehend it?