John Casey

in After Lives

Published in print October 2009 | ISBN: 9780195092950
Published online February 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199869732 | DOI:

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We return to Joyce and an irony directed at religious belief that is, nevertheless, not satire. Finally, beliefs about heaven and hell are rooted in the moral world within. Nietzsche's perspectivism is relevant to that. Our image of heaven and hell is finally an image of how we judge ourselves.

Keywords: James Joyce; irony; Nietzsche; perspectivism; world within

Chapter.  1503 words. 

Subjects: East Asian Religions

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