The Quest for God: Rethinking Desire

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Abstract

How are we to understand the idea of a quest for God? Does it make sense in these times? And what, if anything, does it have to do with desire? I examine some different approaches to these questions - in Sartre, Nietzsche, and Levinas - and bring out the implications for an understanding of self, God, and the relation between them.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)157-173
Number of pages17
JournalRoyal Institute of Philosophy Supplements
Volume85 (Passion and the Emotions)
Issue numberJuly 2019
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Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2019

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