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Nietzsche şi apofatismul. Propunere indecentă?


Nietzsche and apophaticism. Indecent proposal?

The article takes into consideration the radical and debatable option of the important contemporary Greek theologian Christos Yannaras for Friedrich Nietzsche’s anti-rationalist doctrine as an alternative to the modern (rationalist) nihilisms, which, as Yannaras believes, have evolved from the common trunk of early Western apophaticism. Nietzsche, though a critic of Christianity, openly favors the tragic and Dyonisiac experimentation of life’s reality; Yannaras finds this to be the solution to the extreme abstractization and conceptualization of the rationalist discourses on God – which have finally replaced God with Reason. Therefore, Yannaras thinks that the Nietzschean empiricism (more exactly, Heidegger’s intepretation of it) may prove beneficial for the contemporary Christian thought.
Keywords: apophaticism, apophatic theology, Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite, Friedrich Nietzsche, Martin Heidegger, Christos Yannaras

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