9780300084719

The Courage to Be; Second Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780300084719

  • ISBN10:

    0300084714

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2000-07-11
  • Publisher: Yale University Press

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Summary

In this classic and deeply insightful book, one of the world's most eminent philosophers describes the dilemma of modern man and points a way to the conquest of the problem of anxiety. This edition includes a new introduction by Peter J. Gomes that reflects on the impact of this book in the years since it was written.

Author Biography

Paul Tillich (1886-1965), world-renowned philosopher and theologian, taught in several German universities until he was dismissed in 1933 because of his opposition to the Nazi regime. In America he was affiliated with the Union Theological Seminary, Harvard University, and the University of Chicago

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Second Edition xi
Being and Courage
1(31)
Courage and Fortitude: From Plato to Thomas Aquinas
2(7)
Courage and Wisdom: The Stoics
9(9)
Courage and Self-affirmation: Spinoza
18(6)
Courage and Life: Nietzsche
24(8)
Being, Nonbeing, and Anxiety
32(32)
An Ontology of Anxiety
32(8)
The meaning of nonbeing
32(4)
The interdependence of fear and anxiety
36(4)
Types of Anxiety
40(17)
The three types of anxiety and the nature of man
40(2)
The anxiety of fate and death
42(4)
The anxiety of emptiness and meaninglessness
46(5)
The anxiety of guilt and condemnation
51(3)
The meaning of despair
54(3)
Periods of Anxiety
57(7)
Pathological Anxiety, Vitality, and Courage
64(22)
The Nature of Pathological Anxiety
64(6)
Anxiety, Religion, and Medicine
70(8)
Vitality and Courage
78(8)
Courage and Participation (The Courage to Be as a Part)
86(27)
Being, Individualization, and Participation
86(4)
Collectivist and Semicollectivist Manifestations of the Courage to Be as a Part
90(6)
Neocollectivist Manifestations of the Courage to Be as a Part
96(7)
The Courage to Be as a Part in Democratic Conformism
103(10)
Courage and Individualization (The Courage to Be as Oneself)
113(42)
The Rise of Modern Individualism and the Courage to Be as Oneself
113(3)
The Romantic and Naturalistic Forms of the Courage to Be as Oneself
116(7)
Existentialist Forms of the Courage to Be as Oneself
123(16)
The existential attitude and Existentialism
123(3)
The existentialist point of view
126(5)
The loss of the existentialist point of view
131(4)
Existentialism as revolt
135(4)
Existentialism Today and the Courage of Despair
139(1)
Courage and despair
139(3)
The courage of despair in contemporary art and literature
142(6)
The courage of despair in contemporary philosophy
148(2)
The courage of despair in the noncreative Existentialist attitude
150(1)
The limits of the courage to be as oneself
151(4)
Courage and Transcendence (The Courage to Accept Acceptance)
155(36)
The Power of Being as Source of the Courage to Be
156(22)
The mystical experience and the courage to be
156(4)
The divine-human encounter and the courage to be
160(3)
Guilt and the courage to accept acceptance
163(4)
Fate and the courage to accept acceptance
167(4)
Absolute faith and the courage to be
171(7)
The Courage to Be as the Key to Being-itself
178(13)
Nonbeing opening up being
178(4)
Theism transcended
182(4)
The God above God and the courage to be
186(5)
Index 191

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