Thursday, September 8, 2011

New Book: Hubert Dreyfus and Sean Dorrance Kelly, "All Things Shining"

Hubert Dreyfus and Sean Dorrance Kelly, All Things Shining: Reading the Western Classics to Find Meaning in a Secular Age, Free Press, 2011, 254pp., $15.00 (pbk), ISBN 9781416596165.

They open All Things Shining with a promise of no less than deliverance from the boredom, nihilism and despair that they think characteristic of our "secular age:"
anyone who is done with indecision and waiting, with expressionlessness and lostness and sadness and angst, and who is ready for whatever it is that comes next; anyone with hope instead of despair, or anyone with despair that they would like to leave behind, can find something worthwhile in the pages ahead. (xi)
Full review HERE 
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