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Reenchantment

Wesley A. Kort

in C.S. Lewis Then and Now

Published in print December 2001 | ISBN: 9780195143423
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199834389 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195143426.003.0003
Reenchantment

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Disenchantment is a condition resulting from the unwarranted elevation of scientific and rational strategies of analysis to the level of determining the general position of people in the world. This dissolves the basic relations people have with their world and allows for the exercise of power and extension of self‐interest. He counters with proposals that would allow for the reenchantment of the world.

Keywords: disenchantment; human relations; rational; reenchantment; scientific

Chapter.  9114 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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