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By John D. Caputo,Michael J. Scanlon

ISBN-10: 0253217318

ISBN-13: 9780253217318

ISBN-10: 0253345073

ISBN-13: 9780253345073

At the guts of the present surge of curiosity in faith between modern Continental philosophers stands Augustine’s Confessions. With Derrida’s Circumfession continually within the historical past, this quantity takes up the provocative readings of Augustine via Heidegger, Lyotard, Arendt, and Ricoeur. Derrida himself presides over and reviews on essays through significant Continental philosophers and the world over famous Augustine students. whereas stories on and approximately Augustine as a thinker abound, none procedure his paintings from the sort of uniquely postmodern standpoint, displaying either the ongoing relevance of Augustine and the non secular resonances inside postmodernism. Posed on the intersection of philosophy, theology, and non secular reports, this publication should be of curiosity to students and scholars of Augustine in addition to these attracted to the invigorating dialogue among philosophy, faith, and postmodernism.

Contributors contain 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.

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