Book description:Genre: Philosophy
1st ed. of "Theory of Religion".
ISBN 13: 9780942299090
Number of pages: 404
Theory of Religion brings to philosophy what Batailles earlier book, The Accursed Share, brought to anthropology and history; namely, an analysis based on notions of excess and expenditure. Bataille brilliantly defines religion as so many different attempts to respond to the universes relentless generosity.
Framed within his original theory of generalized economics and b