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[book cover] Imperfection


About the Book

"… aspirations to perfection awaken us to our actual imperfection." It is in the space between these aspirations and our inability to achieve them that Grant reflects upon imperfection. Grant argues that an awareness of imperfection, defined as both suffering and the need for justice, drives us to an unrelenting search for perfection, freedom, and selfdetermination. The twenty-one brief chapters of Imperfection develop this governing idea as it relates to the present situation of the God debate, modern ethnic conflicts, and the pursuit of freedom in relation to the uncertainties of personal identity and the quest for self-determination.

Known for his exploration of the relationship between Buddhism and violent ethnic conflict in modern Sri Lanka, as well as his contribution to the study of Northern Ireland and the complex relationships among religion, literature, and ethnicity, Grant provides the reader with an analysis of the widespread rise of religious extremism across the globe. Referencing Plato, Van Gogh, Jesus, and the Buddha, he enlightens the reader with both succinct and original insights into human society. Imperfection is the result of an important Canadian public intellectual at work.


About the Author

A mature scholar and established literary critic, Patrick Grant is professor emeritus of English at the University of Victoria. He is the author of Buddhism and Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka, Literature, Rhetoric, and Violence in Northern Ireland, and Personalism and the Politics of Culture among other works.



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Part I     Imperfection

Download1. Plato and the Limits of Idealism

Download2. The Van Gogh Letters: The Art of the Unfinished

Download3. The Trouble with Visions

Download4. Northern Ireland, Sri Lanka, and Regressive Inversion

Download5. Osama, Theo, and the Burnt Fool’s Bandaged Finger

Download6. What the Buddha Didn’t Say

Download7. Not So Good News: The Gospel According to Mark

Part II     Self

Download8. Immortal Souls and State Executions

Download9. The Eyes Have It: Seeing One’s Self and Others

Download10. The God of Battles and the Irish Dimension of Shakespeare’s Henry V

Download11. Crucifying Harry: Victims, Scapegoats, and the Northern Ireland Troubles

Download12. Talking to the Cyclops: On Violence and Self-Destruction

Download13. Doing Nothing About It: Taoism, Selflessness, and Non-Action

Download14. Cliff Jumpers and Delta Dwellers: On Religious Language and Commitment

Part III     Freedom

Download15. Dr. Johnson, Freedom, and the Book of Psalms

Download16. Sex, Society, and Romeo and Juliet

Download17. Cartoons from Denmark and the March of the Zombies

Download18. Vergil and the Almighty Dollar

Download19. Endgame in Sri Lanka: Dharmapala’s Legacy and Rajapaksa’s War

เกมส์ยิงปลาออนไลน์Download20. Jung and The Secret of the Golden Flower

Download21. Kieslowski’s Red: Fraternity in the Making

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