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'The Quest for God: rethinking the concept of desire

Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 3:30 pm – 5:10 pm

How are we to understand the idea of a quest for God? Does it make sense in these times? And what, if anything, does it have to do with desire? I examine some different approaches to these questions - in Sartre, Nietzsche, and Levinas - and bring out the implications for an understanding of self, God, and the relation between them.