Dreyfus, Hubert L., author.

All Things Shining : reading Western classics to find meaning in a secular age / Hubert Dreyfus and Sean Dorrance Kelly. - First Free Press trade paperback edition. - New York, New York : Fress Press, 2011. - xi, 254 pages ; 22 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-243) and index.

1. Our Contemporary Nihilism -- 2. David Foster Wallace's Nihilism -- 3. Homer's Polytheism -- 4. From Aeschylus to Augustine: Monotheism on the Rise -- 5. From Dante to Kant: The Attractions and Dangers of Autonomy -- 6. Fanaticism, Polytheism, and Melville's "Evil Art" -- 7. Conclusion: Lives Worth Living in a Secular Age -- Epilogue.

9781416596165 (paperback)

2010021750


Religions.
Religion.
Meaning (Philosophy)