Evil Spirits

Evil Spirits

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Incorporating a diversity of approaches from a variety of disciplines, this book provides a major reassessment of the question of nihilism in modernity and interrogates this through the growing interest in angels and demons in contemporary philosophy. The collection examines the uncanny return of angelic and demonic principles in current cultural production and thinking and aims to show that the repression of thought about spiritual entities at the onset of modernity is linked to the appearance of a new form of evil that manifests itself through nihilism.Commenting on the peculiar phenomenon that in their games children may a#39; repeat unpleasurable experiencesa#39; with as much ... More ominously, might this voyage into the smouldering pit of evil kindle a path for thinking beyond affirmation andanbsp;...

Title:Evil Spirits
Author:Gary Banham, Charlie Blake
Publisher:Manchester University Press - 2000


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