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The Transient and the Absolute: An Interpretation of the Human Condition and of Human Endeavor
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Publisher Praeger Pub Text
Publication date May 1, 1999
Pages 198
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780313309366
ISBN-10 0313309361
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.25 by 9.75 in.
Weight 1.15 lbs.
Original list price $127.00
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The two principles of the Transient and the Absolute are fundamental to man's self-perception. While we perceive ourselves as transient biological phenomena, with a limited span of existence, we also view ourselves as immaterial creatures whose personalities persist and are not subject to change. This original philosophical essay surveys the totality of human experience from this dual perspective, showing the presence and the constant interaction of the two principles in the civilizational endeavors of humanity. The author analyzes our constant search for the absolute among transient manifestations in diverse domains, such as religion, philosophy, art, society, and politics. This volume offers a unifying view of the great diversity of human experience, based on the author's insight into man's self-perception.



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