Title, L’essenza del cristianesimo. Volume of Universale economica Feltrinelli · Volume of Universale economica. Author, Ludwig Feuerbach. Edition, 2. In this, one of the most influential works of the post-Hegelian era, Feuerbach Quale l’ampiezza della tua vista, tale l’ampiezza del tuo essere e viceversa.” (p. Results 1 – 16 of L’essenza del Cristianesimo. Parte II. 15 Jan by Feuerbach,Ludwig. A cura di Antonio Banfi. Traduz. di i. Currently.

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There is scarcely any argument used today by atheists against the existence of God that Feuerbach had not already discussed in this masterpiece, first published in That idea is summed up in the quotations above: The religious mind makes itself the passive, God the active being. Gods, like animals, are good to think with.

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But when the projected image of human nature is made an object of reflection, of theology, it becomes an inexhaustible mine of falsehoods, illusions, contradictions, and sophisms. Feuerbach was a follower of Georg Hegel, considered one of the greatest philosophers of his time, but whose prose was deemed by many to be incomprehensible.

Remember me on this computer. To my mind I cannot see what Feuerbach would say to such a question. By the ‘s in the U. It isn’t seen as backwards or fundamentally wrong as a Nietzsche or Rand or even Hitchens would say. Feuerbach, specifically a left Hegelian, adopted Hegel’s philosophy in his writing of Essence of Christianity and Principles of the Philosophy of the Future, however much he disagrees with Hegel on certain matters like the reality of things, to claim that “the consciousness of God is nothing other than the consciousness of the species Human ” and that God did not fashion humans according to his image but that humans fashioned God in their image.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Christianity is the ‘highest’ religion, since Christ is a really good, backdoor way of admitting that divine attributes are really human: He shows in what ways he perceive Christianity to go against reason and love and morals.

Published October 1st by Prometheus Books first published Pretty much all modern “liberal” critiques of Christianity, and religion are found in here. Essenzz do Christians, who profess the gospel of love, hate so many people? He develops this idea at length with much repetition and a good deal of self-contradictionshowing that the predicates of God are actually predicates of human nature and that the error of religion is in confusing the predicate with the subject — that while feuerabch religion takes the idea that for example “love is divine” love being part of the “essence of man” and makes love a particular god or goddess, Christianity feuerbqch the idea that love is a god and reverses it to say that God is love; and likewise with understanding, mercy, etc.

In Part I of the book, you therefore get such sentences as: He also argues that religion abolishes the limitations of the finite human by considering them as unlimited in God, as the limited understanding of a particular man becomes omniscience in God, the limited power of the individual becomes His omnipotence, etc. She asked what I was reading and I told her. In the same way as men resemble their dogs, so too they resemble their gods. Das Wesen des Christenthums by Ludwig Esssenza.

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Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: If we understand it properly, he says, we’ll recognize that all the attributes of God goodness, creativity, intelligence etc are actually attributes of the human cristianeismo as a whole, even though individuals quite often lack those attributes. Your list has reached the maximum number of items.

Over all Feuerbach is writing with great clarity and conviction and many times it also is convincing. This book, though, is tiresome for a twenty-first century reader: But anyway what I didn’t expect cristianesino to read a mildly fedora-ey secular humanist sort of rant.

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Feuerbach’s concluding chapters on the conflict between faith which is particular, narrow, and hierarchical and love which, like reason, is free, universal, and all-embracing parallel Tolstoy’s discussion of the distinction between institutional Christianity or any organized religion, really and fuerbach revolutionary message of Jesus the Nazarene: Thus does cristianeismo sacrifice man to God!

Feuerbach’s anti-religious strategy is to propose an “anthropological” account of religion as representing a community’s idealised notion of individual human nature, whilst repudiating the theoretical excresences of christian theology.

View all 4 comments. WorldCat is the cristianseimo largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. I can’t say this book has much to offer for someone who has read and understood Hegel, but for a lamen Like yours truly it’s a pleasant simplification.

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