By John D. Caputo,Michael J. Scanlon
At the guts of the present surge of curiosity in faith between modern Continental philosophers stands Augustine’s Confessions. With Derrida’s Circumfession regularly within the history, this quantity takes up the provocative readings of Augustine by way of Heidegger, Lyotard, Arendt, and Ricoeur. Derrida himself presides over and reviews on essays through significant Continental philosophers and the world over well-known Augustine students. whereas stories on and approximately Augustine as a thinker abound, none method his paintings from any such uniquely postmodern viewpoint, displaying either the continued relevance of Augustine and the non secular resonances inside postmodernism. Posed on the intersection of philosophy, theology, and spiritual reports, this booklet might be of curiosity to students and scholars of Augustine in addition to these drawn to the invigorating dialogue among philosophy, faith, and postmodernism.
Contributors comprise Geoffrey Bennington, Philippe Capelle, John D. Caputo, Elizabeth A. Clark, Hent de Vries, Jacques Derrida, Jean Bethke Elshtain, Richard Kearney, Catherine Malabou, James O’Donnell, Michael J. Scanlon, and Mark Vessey.
Indiana sequence within the Philosophy of Religion—Merold Westphal, basic editor
Read Online or Download Augustine and Postmodernism: Confessions and Circumfession: Confession and Circumfession (Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion) PDF
Best religious philosophy books
In "The Frankfurt tuition on Religion," Eduardo Mendieta has introduced jointly a suite of readings and essays revealing either the deep connections that the Frankfurt college has continuously maintained with faith in addition to the numerous contribution that its paintings has to supply. instead of being unanimously adverse in the direction of faith as has been the got knowledge, this assortment indicates the good variety of responses that exact thinkers of the varsity constructed and the seriousness and class with which they engaged the center spiritual concerns and significant non secular traditions.
The easiest to be had creation to the political considered Augustine, if to not Christian political inspiration more often than not. integrated are beneficiant decisions from urban of God, in addition to from many lesser-known writings of Augustine.
Answering the query 'How is fruitful dialogue attainable? ', this publication addresses the relevant philosophical factor of ways cause will be understood and the way it truly is constrained. This examine argues that the certainty of dialogue in line with which it inevitably starts off from putative common norms and ideas for argumentation is not easy, between different purposes given that such principles are unfruitful in contexts the place there are titanic disagreements equivalent to faith.
- Situation und Botschaft (Tillich Research) (German Edition)
- The Failures of Ethics: Confronting the Holocaust, Genocide, and Other Mass Atrocities
- Charles Taylor: Ein säkulares Zeitalter (Klassiker Auslegen) (German Edition)
- The Great Perhaps: God as a Question
Extra resources for Augustine and Postmodernism: Confessions and Circumfession: Confession and Circumfession (Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion)
Augustine and Postmodernism: Confessions and Circumfession: Confession and Circumfession (Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion) by John D. Caputo,Michael J. Scanlon