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Real Presences has ratings and 26 reviews. Philippe said: It’s the first Steiner’s book I read. I had seen him on TV. It releases from this person a. by George Steiner First published January 1st Sort by. title, original date published, date Vere presenze (Paperback). Published by Garzanti. Results 91 – of Discover Book Depository’s huge selection of George-Steiner books Vere presenze George Steiner e la “vera presenza” del senso.

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Jul 31, Chris Lawrence rated it did not like it. No such authorization… can be materially demonstrated. Part sermon, part argument, part celebration, Real Presences is an inspired and inspiring book.

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What Steiner is talking about here is something that is plain and obvious. We are left with nihilism. Indeed, Steiner believes that we already take this on faith. Love does not argue its necessities. Business and Society George Albert Steiner. Preview — Real Presences by George Steiner.

Steiner is careful to avoid the intentional fallacy, once again giving modern critical theory its due, writing: Open Preview See a Problem? Though his arguments are far from watertight, Steiner’s book represents a real attempt to overcome the most influential intellectual force of our time, and does so in a very entertaining way.


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Books by George Steiner. Anyone interested in poetry, music, and artwork will likewise find much offered in “Real Presences. Unter Druck George Steiner.

In other words, communication happens; music moves us; in art we seem to encounter the presence of the other.

From my teacher of Zen and Performance Art. La passione per l’assoluto Laure Adler. Instead of the immediacy of encountering meaning in art; we prefer to discuss the many possible interpretations. He once said “Marxism and Christianity are footnotes to Judaism. The arts are It is always a challenge to enter a thought journey steinsr George Steiner.

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Steiner’s penetration into the interplay between art and the transcendent cannot be easily sum I read this book expecting an erudite and engaging argument about how art relates to God; I discovered the best piece of rhetoric that I have read this decade.

All creative acts are a wager on the existence of God. Additionally, Steiner accepted the post of Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Geneva prseenzewhich he held for 20 years, teaching in four languages. Just hold on with both hands and feet, and you will be changed. Dec 04, James rated gdorge really liked it Shelves: George Steiner’s wide-ranging knowledge of literature, arts, music and philosophy fills every page of the book with various references and examples and great insights.


Can I read this book online? Return to Book Page. Steiner also vfre reminds us that there are experiences that do not fit into our neat theological systems; there are saturated phenomena where the experience exceeds our categories to contain it.

Showing 91 to of results. Yet to take the wager of transcendence is to choose to believe that language and art are ultimately meaningful because reality is ultimately meaningful, and it is meaningful because it is grounded in steinerr presence of God.

Deploring the extent to xteiner academic criticism has occluded the literature, the painting, the music that is its ostensible subject, he urges his readers to engage great works of art at firsthand, wrestling with their mysteries and their imperious demands. Without God, the transcendent ground for communicating meaning and feeling dissolves. Each language speaks the world in its own ways.

La idea d’Europa George Steiner. Made it to about page 67, though this one was getting churlish around the time Steiner dropped the ball on Rabelais.