the part of theology concerned with death, judgment, and the final destiny of the soul and of humankind
Traditionally, eschatology has taken the form of an expectation of the future transcendence of the human condition for all mankind in exorably advancing history
lose any sense of eschatology, thus of teleology
The eschatological theme of the game bleeds into the reality, just as the boundaries of the map are blurred
Referring at once to the persistence of eschatological discourse despite the failure of the prophesied apocalypse ever to arrive
That said, Schopenhauer’s eschatology, which Horkheimer shared, is not Marx’s. For Schopenhauer, there is no ultimate redemption, no punishment, no heaven, be it on or beyond Earth. There is, rather, pointlessness on a cosmic scale
Ivan Karamazov's howl of anguish can be directed at the atheist architects of the radiant city as much as at God, since what can any revolutionary eschatology, no matter how glorious, do about the agonies of those who are long dead?
There are those for whom such apophatic Marxist eschatology is dereliction.
We must discern here between eschatology and teleology, even if the stakes of such a difference risk constantly being effaced in the most fragile and slight insubstantiality
the eschatological themes of the "end of history," of the "end of Marxism," of the "end of philosophy," of the "ends of man," of the "last man" and so forth
This end of History is essentially a Christian eschatology.
debt names something basic to the experience of social being as a dimension of historicity, even in its most eschatological form
It is also one of those that most clearly affirm the eschatological postulate of an ‘end of politics’, at the cost of profound obscurity as regards the notion of power (and, consequently, the state)
on the Communist Manifesto
Turing's humor also provides a destination, or an eschatology that the Invisible Hand's humor lacks. Turing's algorithms could inherit the world in a way that the Hand could not.