About the Book
- Explores the profound human experience of enchantment, and discusses how it plays out in a wide range of contexts
- Patrick Curry is a respected author and has been a lecturer at the Universities of Kent, Bath Spa and Trinity Saint David
- Argues that modernist attempts to undermine or dismiss enchantment as a delusion are not only misguided but dangerous
Enchantment is a profound human experience. When we encounter wonder, awe or amazement, that is enchantment. Enchantment can reveal profound truths, lead to deep values and become central to a life well-lived.
This unique book explores how enchantment plays out in a wide range of contexts – in love, art, religion and learning, in food and drink, and perhaps most significantly in our relationship with the natural world.
Patrick Curry argues that modernist attempts to undermine or dismiss enchantment as a delusion are not only misguided but dangerous, potentially leading to a disengagement with our world that could have disastrous consequences for our future on this planet.Subject
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Publication Date: 17 October 2019 eBook: 978-178250-623-2
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