Synopses & Reviews
Why do we still have religion? It seems to offer nothing but violence, suppression and conflict. Discussing the relationship between religion and politics, exploring questions of faith, love, human nature and original sin, Simon Critchley asks whether we can establish a faith for the faithless and how it can manifest itself in everyday life, from the identity of love to the role of violence.
About the Author
Simon Critchley is the Hans Jonas Professor of Philosophy at the New School of Social Research in New York. He is the author of Infinitely Demanding, Ethics-Politics-Subjectivity and The Book of Dead Philosophers. He is a frequent contributor to the philosophy column in the New York Times.