Nostalgia for the Absolute (Massey Lectures Series) (Paperback)

By George Steiner

House of Anansi Press, 9780887845949, 62pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 1997

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Description

The decline of formal religious systems has left a moral and emotional emptiness in Western culture. George Steiner, internationally renowned thinker and scholar, pursues this and examines the alternative "mythologies" of Marxism, Freudian psychology, Levi-Straussian anthropology, and fads of irrationality.