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Iconoclastic Theology: Gilles Deleuze and the Secretion of Atheism

F. LeRon Shults

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748684137
eISBN:
9780748697151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684137.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Gilles Deleuze consistently hammered away at icons, overturning pretentious images taken as true copies of ideal models. He was particularly critical of religious figures. In What is Philosophy? ... More


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


Context Event Signature

Michael Naas

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239979
eISBN:
9780823240012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239979.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter looks in detail at the context of the Capri conference where Derrida presented a first version of his 1994–95 essay “Faith and Knowledge.” The chapter considers everything from the time ... More


Duplicity, Definition, Deracination

Michael Naas

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239979
eISBN:
9780823240012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239979.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter analyses the structure and organization of “Faith and Knowledge” and Derrida’s initial attempts to “define” the nature of religion or the role religion is playing in the world today. The ... More


Three Theses on the Two Sources and Their One Common Element

Michael Naas

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239979
eISBN:
9780823240012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239979.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter attempts to develop the three principal theses that run throughout “Faith and Knowledge.” While Derrida does not himself identify these three theses as such, this chapter shows the ... More


La Religion Soufflée: The Genesis of “Faith and Knowledge”

Michael Naas

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239979
eISBN:
9780823240012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239979.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter begins by looking at a single, very brief passage in “Faith and Knowledge” where Derrida recounts the origin of the Capri conference and its theme of religion. It then goes on to ... More


The Telegenic Voice: The Religion of the Media

Michael Naas

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239979
eISBN:
9780823240012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239979.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter analyses the distinctions Derrida makes in several texts, including “Faith and Knowledge,” between religions—and particularly Christianity, Judaism, and Islam—on the basis of their use ... More


“Jewgreek is Greekjew”: Messianicity—Khōra—Democracy

Michael Naas

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239979
eISBN:
9780823240012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239979.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter returns much more closely to “Faith and Knowledge” in order to explain two “‘historical’ names”—messianicity and khōra—for the opening or the promise that is one of the two sources of ... More


Mary and the Marionettes: Life, Sacrifice, and the Sexual Thing

Michael Naas

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239979
eISBN:
9780823240012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239979.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter looks at Derrida’s contention that religion’s attempt to indemnify a relationship to the holy or the sacrosanct takes the form of an absolute respect for life that sometimes requires a ... More


Pomegranate Seeds and Scattered Ashes: From n + 1 to the One + n

Michael Naas

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239979
eISBN:
9780823240012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239979.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores the relationship between religion and calculation or calculability, in short, between religion and number, the question of demographics, of monotheism, and so on. The chapter ... More


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