TITLE

Against Ideology

AUTHOR(S)
SWEENEY, TERENCE
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought & Culture;Fall2013, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p179
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the philosophy of Gabriel Marcel on the concept of vocation. It examines Marcel's critique of the account of life offered by ideological thinking. It investigates Marcel's approach to vocation by examining his book "Homo Viator: An Introduction to the Metaphysics of Hope." It explores his description of journey, captivity and vocation. It states that he rejects objectifying ideologies as they serve as an abstract for understanding human life.
ACCESSION #
91871518

 

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