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Author Candelaria, Michael.
Title The revolt of unreason : Miguel de Unamuno and Antonio Caso on the crisis of modernity / Michael Candelaria ; edited and with a foreword by Stella Villarmea.
Imprint Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2012.

Series Value inquiry book series, 0929-8436 ; v. 253
Philosophy in Spain
Value inquiry book series ; v. 253. 0929-8436
Value inquiry book series. Philosophy in Spain.
Subject Modernism (Art)
Decorative arts -- Philosophy.
Series Value inquiry book series, 0929-8436 ; v. 253
Philosophy in Spain
Value inquiry book series ; v. 253. 0929-8436
Value inquiry book series. Philosophy in Spain.
Subject Modernism (Art)
Decorative arts -- Philosophy.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 193 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This book examines solutions to the crisis of modernity proposed by the Spanish philosopher Miguel de Unamuno and the Mexican philosopher Antonio Caso. Acceptance of the objective claims of modern scientific rationality and the consequent rejection of the objective validity of artistic, moral, and religious claims generates the crisis of modernity. The problem is that of justifying artistic, moral, and religious claims. Miguel de Unamuno in his classic work, The Tragic Sense of Life, addresses the conflict between the belief in personal immortality and modern scientific rationality. Holding t.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; EDITORIAL FOREWORD; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; Part One: Miguel de Unamuno; ONE Philosopher of Spiritual Innards; TWO Consciousness and Life: ¿Para Qué?; THREE The Longing for Immortality and Pascal's Doubt; FOUR Failed Solutions and Dissolutions; FIVE The Way Out: A Quixotic Basis for Practical Ethics; SIX Conclusion; Part Two: Egoism and Sacrifice: The Existentialism of Antonio Caso; ONE Toward an Anti-Positivist Philosophy; TWO Making Way for a Metaphysics of Morality; THREE Existence as Economy, as Art, and as Morality.
FOUR From Psychological Egoism to Moral AltruismFIVE Conclusion; CODA Variations of the Modern Problem; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; INDEX.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789401208215 (electronic bk.)
9401208212 (electronic bk.)
9789042035508
9042035501
OCLC # 811562981
Additional Format Print version: Candelaria, Michael. Revolt of unreason. Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2012 9789042035508 (OCoLC)808421153