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AdorationThe Deconstruction of Christianity II

Adoration: The Deconstruction of Christianity II

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823242948
eISBN:
9780823242986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242948.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This second volume in The Deconstruction of Christianity explores the stance or bearing that would be appropriate for us now, in the wake of the dis-enclosure of religion and the retreat of God: that ... More

Apophatic BodiesNegative Theology, Incarnation, and Relationality

Apophatic Bodies: Negative Theology, Incarnation, and Relationality

Chris Boesel and Catherine Keller (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230815
eISBN:
9780823235087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230815.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The ancient doctrine of negative theology or apophasis—the attempt to describe God by speaking only of what cannot be said about the divine perfection and goodness—has taken on new ... More

Apparitions—Of Derrida's Other

Apparitions—Of Derrida's Other

Kas Saghafi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231621
eISBN:
9780823235094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231621.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The chapters of this book revolve around the notion of the other in Jacques Derrida's work. How does Derrida write of and on the other? Arguing that Derrida offers the most attentive ... More

Between Chora and the GoodMetaphor's Metaphysical Neighborhood

Between Chora and the Good: Metaphor's Metaphysical Neighborhood

Charles P. Bigger

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223503
eISBN:
9780823235117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223503.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Plato's chora as developed in the Timaeus is a creative matrix in which things arise and stand out in response to the lure of the Good. Chora is paired with the Good, its polar ... More

Crossover QueriesDwelling with Negatives, Embodying Philosophy's Others

Crossover Queries: Dwelling with Negatives, Embodying Philosophy's Others

Edith Wyschogrod

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226061
eISBN:
9780823235148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226061.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Exploring the risks, ambiguities, and unstable conceptual worlds of contemporary thought, this book brings together the wide-ranging writings, across twenty years, of one of our most ... More

The Discipline of Philosophy and the Invention of Modern Jewish Thought

The Discipline of Philosophy and the Invention of Modern Jewish Thought

Willi Goetschel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244966
eISBN:
9780823252510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244966.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Exploring the subject of Jewish philosophy as a controversial construction site of the project of modernity, this book examines the implications of the different and often conflicting notions that ... More

Divine EnticementTheological Seductions

Divine Enticement: Theological Seductions

Karmen Mackendrick

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242894
eISBN:
9780823242931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242894.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Divine Enticement takes as its central claims that the meanings of theological concepts are not so much propositional—whether those propositions are affirmative or negative—as they are seductive; and ... More

The ExorbitantEmmanuel Levinas Between Jews and Christians

The Exorbitant: Emmanuel Levinas Between Jews and Christians

Kevin Hart and Michael A. Signer (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230150
eISBN:
9780823235711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230150.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

We are exorbitant, and rightly so, when we cut any link we may have to cosmological powers. Levinas invites us to be exorbitant by distancing ourselves from visions of metaphysics, ... More

Futurity in PhenomenologyPromise and Method in Husserl, Levinas, and Derrida

Futurity in Phenomenology: Promise and Method in Husserl, Levinas, and Derrida

Neal DeRoo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823244645
eISBN:
9780823252749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244645.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The future figures prominently in much phenomenological work, but the methodological significance of the future for the discipline of phenomenology is rarely (if ever) the subject of direct inquiry. ... More

The Gleam of LightMoral Perfectionism and Education in Dewey and Emerson

The Gleam of Light: Moral Perfectionism and Education in Dewey and Emerson

Naoko Saito

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224623
eISBN:
9780823235728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224623.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In the name of efficiency, the practice of education has come to be dominated by neoliberal ideology and procedures of standardization and quantification. Such attempts to make all ... More

The God Who Deconstructs HimselfSovereignty and Subjectivity Between Freud, Bataille, and Derrida

The God Who Deconstructs Himself: Sovereignty and Subjectivity Between Freud, Bataille, and Derrida

Nick Mansfield

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232413
eISBN:
9780823235735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232413.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

No topic has caused more discussion in recent philosophy and political theory than sovereignty. From late Foucault to Agamben, and from Guantanamo Bay to the “war on terror,” the issue of the extent ... More

The Implications of ImmanenceToward a New Concept of Life

The Implications of Immanence: Toward a New Concept of Life

Leonard Lawlor

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226535
eISBN:
9780823235742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226535.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book develops a philosophy of life in opposition to the notion of “bio-power,” which reduces the human to the question of power over what Giorgio Agamben terms “bare life,” mere ... More

Interpreting ExcessJean-Luc Marion, Saturated Phenomena, and Hermeneutics

Interpreting Excess: Jean-Luc Marion, Saturated Phenomena, and Hermeneutics

Shane Mackinlay

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231089
eISBN:
9780823235292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231089.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Jean-Luc Marion's theory of saturated phenomena is one of the most exciting developments in phenomenology in recent decades. It opens up new possibilities for understanding phenomena ... More

Is Nothing Sacred?The Non-Realist Philosophy of Religion: Selected Essays

Is Nothing Sacred?: The Non-Realist Philosophy of Religion: Selected Essays

Don Cupitt

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222032
eISBN:
9780823235322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222032.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book's author is best known for developing a non-realistic interpretation of Christian doctrine and an ever-more radically antirealist position in philosophy. This book seeks to go beyond ... More

Language, Eros, BeingKabbalistic Hermeneutics and Poetic Imagination

Language, Eros, Being: Kabbalistic Hermeneutics and Poetic Imagination

Elliot R. Wolfson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224180
eISBN:
9780823235377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224180.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This study — a blend of philosophy, poetry, and philology — draws on theories of sexuality, phenomenology, comparative religion, philological writings on Kabbalah, Russian formalism, ... More

The Logic of the TrinityAugustine to Ockham

The Logic of the Trinity: Augustine to Ockham

Paul Thom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823234769
eISBN:
9780823240746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234769.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The doctrine of the Holy Trinity requires the joint truth of the statements that there is a unique and simple God, and that there are three distinct Persons each of which is God. Saint Augustine ... More

Martin Buber's Journey to Presence

Martin Buber's Journey to Presence

Phil Huston

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227396
eISBN:
9780823235438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227396.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

What does Martin Buber mean, in I and Thou, by the claim that the one thing that matters is full acceptance of presence? In a journey of exploration through Buber's early writings, ... More

Miracle and MachineJacques Derrida and the Two Sources of Religion, Science, and the Media

Miracle and Machine: Jacques Derrida and the Two Sources of Religion, Science, and the Media

Michael Naas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239979
eISBN:
9780823240012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239979.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Miracle & Machine is, in a first moment, a sort of “reader’s guide” to Jacques Derrida’s 1994–5 essay “Faith and Knowledge,” Derrida’s most important work on the nature of religion in general and on ... More

On Becoming GodLate Medieval Mysticism and the Modern Western Self

On Becoming God: Late Medieval Mysticism and the Modern Western Self

Ben Morgan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823239924
eISBN:
9780823239962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239924.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The book takes as its starting point the declaration by a woman religious in a fourteenth-century text that she has “become God”. Part I sets out the methodological tools necessary for a critical ... More

The Open PastSubjectivity and Remembering in the Talmud

The Open Past: Subjectivity and Remembering in the Talmud

Sergey Dolgopolski

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244928
eISBN:
9780823252497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244928.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The book shows how the characters in the Talmud live their lives as performances of remembering the past traditions better. As the book argues much life of the characters means constant verification ... More

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