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The Presence of Myth by Leszek Kolakowski

[An] important essay by a philosopher who more convincingly than any other I can think of demonstrates the continuing significance of his vocation in the life of our culture.--Karsten Harries, The New York Times Book Review With The Presence of Myth, Kolakowski demonstrates that no matter how hard man strives for purely rational thought, there has always been-and always will be-a reservoir of mythical images that lend being and consciousness a specifically human meaning. Kolakowski undertakes a philosophy of culture which extends to all realms of human intercourse--intellectual, artistic, scientific, and emotional. . . . [His] book has real significance for today, and may well become a classic in the philosophy of culture.--Anglican Theological Review

Author: Leszek Kolakowski

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 145

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Publication Date: 2001-11-01

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