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Author Llewelyn, John, 1928-

Title Seeing through God : a geophenomenology / John Llewelyn
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 193 pages)
Series Studies in Continental thought
Studies in Continental thought.
Contents Prologomena to any future phenomenological ecology -- Gaia scienza -- Occidental orientation -- On the saying that philosophy begins in wonder -- Belongings -- A footnote in the history of phusis -- Touching earth -- Seeing through God -- Regarding regarding -- Seeing through seeing through
Summary In Seeing Through God, John Llewelyn explores the act of looking in the wake of the death of the transcendent God of metaphysics. Taking up strategies developed by the Western sciences for seeing and observing, he finds the so-called tough-minded practices of the physical sciences are very much at home with the so-called tender-minded practices of Eastern religions. Instead of opposing East and West, Llewelyn thinks that blending these spheres leads to a better understanding of aesthetic experience and imagination. In this blending, he presents a phenomenological description of the imaginat
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Environmental sciences -- Philosophy.
Environmentalism -- Religious aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0253110823