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Author Randall, Albert B.

Title The mystery of hope in the philosophy of Gabriel Marcel (1888-1973) : hope and Homo viator / Albert B. Randall
Published Lewiston : The Edwin Mellen Press, 1992
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Description 1 online resource (421 pages)
Series Problems in Contemporary Philosophy S
Problems in Contemporary Philosophy S
Contents THE MYSTERY OF HOPE IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF GABRIEL MARCEL 1888 -- 1973: Hope and Homo Viator; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Prologue; Chapter One; Chapter Two; Chapter Three; Chapter Four; Chapter Five; Chapter Six; Chapter Seven; Chapter Eight; Epilogue; Appendices; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Appendix D; Appendix E; Appendix F; Bibliography; Index
Summary The present work is the only work in English which exclusively explores Marcel's understanding of hope. Examines hope as it relates to many categories, among them activity-act-life, anxiety-strangeness, availability-unavailability, being-having, captivity-trials, charity, communion-intersubjectivity, concrete philosophy, creativity, death, desire, despair, faith, prayer, sacrifice-suicide, and many more. Additionally the book offers a spiritual biography of Marcel based on his two essays in autobiography, a bibliography of secondary material, and appendices which index Marcel's major passages
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Subject Marcel, Gabriel, 1889-1973.
Philosophy, French -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0773418059 (electronic bk.)
9780773418059 (electronic bk.)