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Meaning in Absurdity – What bizarre phenomena can tell us about the nature of reality

Bernardo Kastrup
Barcode 9781846948596
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Release Date: 27/01/2012

Genre: Philosophy & Spirituality
Label: Iff Books
Language: English
Publisher: Collective Ink
Pages: 136

A compelling and eloquent articulation of a future when humanity will transcend logic and find profound meaning in the absurd. This book is an experiment. Inspired by the bizarre and uncanny, it is an attempt to use science and rationality to lift the veil off the irrational. Its ways are unconventional: weaving along its path one finds UFOs and fairies, quantum mechanics, analytic philosophy, history, mathematics, and depth psychology. The enterprise of constructing a coherent story out of these incommensurable disciplines is exploratory. But if the experiment works, at the end these disparate threads will come together to unveil a startling scenario about the nature of reality. The payoff is handsome: a reason for hope, a boost for the imagination, and the promise of a meaningful future. Yet this book may confront some of your dearest notions about truth and reason. Its conclusions cannot be dismissed lightly, because the evidence this book compiles and the philosophy it leverages are solid in the orthodox, academic sense.