The Hidden God: A Study of Tragic Vision in the Pensées of Pascal and the Tragedies For Lucien Goldmann, a leading exponent of the most fruitful method of. Lucien Goldmann was a French philosopher and sociologist of Jewish- Romanian origin. The Hidden God: a study of tragic vision in the Pensees of Pascal and the tragedies of Racine. Trans. Philip Thody. London: Routledge, THE HIDDEN GOD: A Study of Tragic Vision in the Pensks of Pascal and the Tragedies of Racine by Lucien Goldmann, translated from the. French by Philip.

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Towards a New Manifesto. The Best of All Possible Worlds. Ogldmann on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. The appeal to him of Pascal was natural; Pascal was both a believer and a scientist.

See if you have enough points for this item. The review must be at least 50 characters long. Views Read Edit View history. Contact Contact Us Help. He refused to portray his aspirations for humanity’s future as an inexorable unfolding of history’s laws, but saw them rather as a wager akin to Blaise Pascal ‘s in the existence of God.

While many Parisian leftists staunchly upheld Marxism’s ” scientificity ” in the s and s, Lucien Goldmann insisted that Marxism was by then in severe crisis and had to reinvent itself radically if it were to survive. Habits of the Heart. Please review your cart. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.


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The History of Scepticism. You can read this item using any of the following Lucieb apps and devices: The book is not a collection of isolated essays on Kant, Pascal, Racine, the status of the legal nobility in seventeenth-century France and the exact nature of the religious movement known as Jansenism, but an attempt to formulate, by an examination of these different topics, a general approach to the problems of philosophy, of literary criticism, and of the relationship between thought and action in human society.

Goldmann, Kant, and the Antinomies of Democratic Politics. Would you like us to take another look at this review? Neil Davidson – – Historical Materialism 19 4: In fact, the popularity of such trends on the Left Bank was one reason why Goldmann’s golxmann name and work were eclipsed — this despite the acclaim of thinkers as diverse as Jean Piaget and Alasdair MacIntyrewho called him “the finest and most intelligent Marxist of the age.

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