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Postreligious Aesthetics and Critical Theory


Hudson, CW, Postreligious Aesthetics and Critical Theory, in Critical Theory after Habermas: Encounters and Departures, Brill, Dieter Freundlieb, Wayne Hudson, John Rundell (ed), Leiden, pp. 133-154. ISBN 9004137416 (2004) [Research Book Chapter]

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In this essay I raise the problem of how Critical Theory can deal with the antimundane. To do so, in part one, I discuss the theological aesthetics of the Swiss German theologian Hans Urs von Balthasar and suggest that, despite its confessional and hieratic features, it can be read as an entry into a postreligious aesthetics.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Research Division:Philosophy and Religious Studies
Research Group:History and philosophy of specific fields
Research Field:History of ideas
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies
UTAS Author:Hudson, CW (Professor Wayne Hudson)
ID Code:56730
Year Published:2004
Deposited By:Philosophy
Deposited On:2009-05-25
Last Modified:2010-07-13

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