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Religion and Moder Man

  • Yasin Ceylan
Part of the Contemporary Philosophy: A New Survey book series (COPH, volume 10)

Abstract

Despite the anti-religious intellectual output of the thinkers of the Enlightenment and the secular philosophies of the nineteenth century Western World alongside the repercussions caused by the Industrial Revolution which exerted radical changes in the life of European man and woman, religion managed to survive, though with less vigour, and remains as an important element in the modern life. Whether this is due to an essence in religion that resists all challenges, or an anticipation of a metaphysics that matches the worldly life of contemporary individuals, calls for a rich and multi dimensional discourse to be jointly developed by agents from different disciplines.

Keywords

Middle East Moral Virtue Moral Consciousness Muslim World Universal Identity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasin Ceylan
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  1. 1.Middle East Technical UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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