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Not Being God: A Collaborative Autobiography

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Description for Not Being God: A Collaborative Autobiography Hardback. Translator(s): McCuaig, William. Num Pages: 200 pages. BIC Classification: 1DST; BM; HPCF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 178 x 140 x 23. Weight in Grams: 342.
Gianni Vattimo, a leading philosopher of the continental school, has always resisted autobiography. But in this intimate memoir, the voice of Vattimo as thinker, political activist, and human being finds its expression on the page. With Piergiorgio Paterlini, a noted Italian writer and journalist, Vattimo reflects on a lifetime of politics, sexual radicalism, and philosophical exuberance in postwar Italy. Turin, the city where he was born and one of the intellectual capitals of Europe (also the city in which Nietzsche went mad), forms the core of his reminiscences, enhanced by fascinating vignettes of studying under Hans Georg Gadamer, teaching in ... Read more

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About Gianni Vattimo
Gianni Vattimo is emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Turin and a member of the European Parliament. His books with Columbia University Press are Christianity, Truth, and Weakening Faith: A Dialogue (with Rene Girard); Art's Claim to Truth; After the Death of God; Dialogue with Nietzsche; The Future of Religion (with Richard Rorty); Nihilism and Emancipation: Ethics, Politics, ... Read more

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Not Being God is a pleasurable stroll through one corner of the Italian intellectual world. Commonweal

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