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Homo Viator : Introduction to the Metaphysic of Hope,9781587313615

Homo Viator : Introduction to the Metaphysic of Hope



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This edition of Marcel's inspiring Homo Viator has been updated to includle fifty-seven pages of new material available for the first time in English, making this the first English-language edition to conform to the standard French edition. Here, Christianity's foremost existentialist of the twentieth century gives us a prodigious personal insight on 'man on the way' that will reinforce and commend our own pilgrimages in hope. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Gabriel Marcel's many works include philosophy, drama, and poetry. He was the Gifford laureate in 1950-51, published as the two-volume Mystery of Being (St. Augustine's Press). Also available from St. Augustine's by Marcel: Man against Mass Society Thou Shall Not Die! and A Gabriel Marcel Reader, edited by Brendan Sweetman.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 1
The Ego and Its Relation to Othersp. 7
Sketch of a Phenomenology and a Metaphysic of Hopep. 23
The Mystery of the Familyp. 62
The Creative Vow as Essence of Fatherhoodp. 91
Obedience and Fidelityp. 118
Value and Immortalityp. 128
Dangerous Situation of Ethical Valuesp. 148
Being and Nothingnessp. 159
The Refusal of Salvation and the Exaltation of the Man of Absurdityp. 178
Rilke: A Witness to the Spiritual: Part Ip. 205
Rilke: A Witness to the Spiritual: Part IIp. 232
The Rebelp. 261
Pascalian Philosophyp. 279
Death and Immortalityp. 282
Religious Experience and Intelligibility in the Work of Gabriel Marcel by Pierre Colinp. 297
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