Egozentrizität, Mystik und christlicher Glaube: Eine Auseinandersetzung mit Ernst Tugendhat

@inproceedings{Barth2004EgozentrizittMU,
  title={Egozentrizit{\"a}t, Mystik und christlicher Glaube: Eine Auseinandersetzung mit Ernst Tugendhat},
  author={Hans Barth},
  year={2004}
}
The philosopher Ernst Tugendhat interprets mysticism as a legitimate consequence of egocentricity. For him mysticism is not a natural phenomenon, but one which is intentionally sought and produced to allow the individual to withdraw from his or her concrete circumstances. Thus mysticism invites us to renounce and to retract desires, while religion invites us to project desires and to transform our circumstances. For Tugendhat, religion, especially in its theistic forms, is a mistake, whereas…