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The Idea of Continental Philosophy

Simon Glendinning

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624706
eISBN:
9780748671885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624706.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The idea of Continental Philosophy has never been properly explained in philosophical terms. This book attempts finally to succeed where others have failed, although not by giving an account of its ... More


Starting Points

Simon Glendinning

in The Idea of Continental Philosophy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624706
eISBN:
9780748671885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624706.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter introduces the project of trying to make sense of the idea of a kind of philosophy called “Continental philosophy”. It explains why this project seems to be one that should be capable of ... More


A New Idealism

Donald J. Morse

in Faith in Life: John Dewey's Early Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234707
eISBN:
9780823240760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234707.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter seeks to show, in particular, that Dewey's view comprises an original version of idealism that contributes to both nineteenth- and twentieth-century thinking. It then shows how this ... More


Schelling, Bloch, And The Continental Philosophy Of Religion

Wayne Hudson

in Rethinking Philosophy of Religion: Approaches from Continental Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222063
eISBN:
9780823235605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222063.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses some aspects of the approach to religion that philosopher J. W. F. Schelling developed in his late “positive philosophy”. It examines how ... More


Reimagining the Sacred: Richard Kearney Debates God with James Wood, Catherine Keller, Charles Taylor, Julia Kristeva, Gianni Vattimo, Simon Critchley, Jean-Luc Marion, John Caputo, David Tracey, Jens Zimmermann, and Merold Westphal

Richard Kearney and Jens Zimmermann (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231161039
eISBN:
9780231540889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161039.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Contemporary conversations about religion and culture are framed by two reductive definitions of secularity. In one, multiple faiths and nonfaiths coexist free from a dominant belief in God. In the ... More


“Saying and the Said”: Two Paradigms for the Same Subject

Isabelle Thomas-Fogiel

in The Death of Philosophy: Reference and Self-reference in Contemporary Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147781
eISBN:
9780231519632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147781.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter offers a critique of two philosophical traditions—both the most widely practiced and the most different in style—within the context of the death of philosophy: Continental philosophy and ... More


Counter-Currents: Theology and the Future of Continental Philosophy of Religion

Noëlle Vahanian

in The Rebellious No: Variations on a Secular Theology of Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256952
eISBN:
9780823261444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256952.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter maintains that the artificial separation between theology and philosophy is untenable in a postmodern world, that the recent turn of phenomenology to religion only makes evident how ... More


Theism, Atheism, Anatheism: A Panel Discussion with David Tracy, Merold Westphal, and Jens Zimmermann

Richard Kearney and Jens Zimmermann (eds)

in Reimagining the Sacred: Richard Kearney Debates God with James Wood, Catherine Keller, Charles Taylor, Julia Kristeva, Gianni Vattimo, Simon Critchley, Jean-Luc Marion, John Caputo, David Tracey, Jens Zimmermann, and Merold Westphal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231161039
eISBN:
9780231540889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161039.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In this chapter, Kearney’s anatheism is challenged by well-known theologians and philsophers who are sympathetic to anatheism but are also very critical of it. In an eloquent epilogue, Kearney ... More


What Is an Intervention? Metaphilosophical Critique and the Reinvention of Contemporary Theory

Gabriel Rockhill

in Interventions in Contemporary Thought: History, Politics, Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474405355
eISBN:
9781474422321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405355.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The introduction distinguishes between two different modalities of theoretical practice: one that plays by the rules of an established discourse (an interpretation) and another that seeks to contest ... More


Saintly Influence: Edith Wyschogrod and the Possibilities of Philosophy of Religion

Eric Boynton and Martin Kavka (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230877
eISBN:
9780823235612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230877.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Since the publication of her first book, Emmanuel Levinas: The Problem of Ethical Metaphysics, in 1974 — the first book about Levinas published in English — Edith Wyschogrod has ... More


The Rebellious No: Variations on a Secular Theology of Language

Noëlle Vahanian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256952
eISBN:
9780823261444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256952.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Beginning where the great masters of suspicion ended, this book aims for a renewal of theological thinking not by way of an argument against the death of God or on behalf of the postmodern turn of ... More


Beyond the Impossible: Dialogue with Catherine Keller

Richard Kearney and Jens Zimmermann (eds)

in Reimagining the Sacred: Richard Kearney Debates God with James Wood, Catherine Keller, Charles Taylor, Julia Kristeva, Gianni Vattimo, Simon Critchley, Jean-Luc Marion, John Caputo, David Tracey, Jens Zimmermann, and Merold Westphal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231161039
eISBN:
9780231540889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161039.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Catherine Keller, well known for her interdisciplinary work on theology and science converses with Kearney to reveal parallels and differences between anatheism and her own approach to theology.


Transcendent Humanism in a Secular Age: Dialogue with Charles Taylor

Richard Kearney and Jens Zimmermann (eds)

in Reimagining the Sacred: Richard Kearney Debates God with James Wood, Catherine Keller, Charles Taylor, Julia Kristeva, Gianni Vattimo, Simon Critchley, Jean-Luc Marion, John Caputo, David Tracey, Jens Zimmermann, and Merold Westphal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231161039
eISBN:
9780231540889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161039.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The dialogue between Kearny and one of the best known cultural philosophers of our time shows how much both thinkers are infuenced by the hermeneutical tradition and thus arrive at similar outlooks.


Anatheism and Radical Hermeneutics: Dialogue with John Caputo

Richard Kearney and Jens Zimmermann (eds)

in Reimagining the Sacred: Richard Kearney Debates God with James Wood, Catherine Keller, Charles Taylor, Julia Kristeva, Gianni Vattimo, Simon Critchley, Jean-Luc Marion, John Caputo, David Tracey, Jens Zimmermann, and Merold Westphal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231161039
eISBN:
9780231540889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161039.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Caputo and Kearney have been in friendly debate with each other for decades. They engage each other and questions from the audience on anatheism with accustomed wit and verve.


God After God: An Anatheist Attempt to Reimagine God

Richard Kearney

in Reimagining the Sacred: Richard Kearney Debates God with James Wood, Catherine Keller, Charles Taylor, Julia Kristeva, Gianni Vattimo, Simon Critchley, Jean-Luc Marion, John Caputo, David Tracey, Jens Zimmermann, and Merold Westphal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231161039
eISBN:
9780231540889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161039.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In this chapter, Richard Kearney introduces and summarizes his idea of Anatheism to provide the reader with the nescessary framwork for understanding the subsequent debates.


New Humanism and the Need to Believe: Dialogue with Julia Kristeva

Richard Kearney and Jens Zimmermann (eds)

in Reimagining the Sacred: Richard Kearney Debates God with James Wood, Catherine Keller, Charles Taylor, Julia Kristeva, Gianni Vattimo, Simon Critchley, Jean-Luc Marion, John Caputo, David Tracey, Jens Zimmermann, and Merold Westphal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231161039
eISBN:
9780231540889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161039.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In this dialogue, well known psychoanalyst Julia Kristeva shows the anatheistic tension of our times: young people require ideals of what it means to be human; yet this need to believe is also tested ... More


Anatheism, Nihilism, and Weak Thought: Dialogue with Gianni Vattimo

Richard Kearney and Jens Zimmermann (eds)

in Reimagining the Sacred: Richard Kearney Debates God with James Wood, Catherine Keller, Charles Taylor, Julia Kristeva, Gianni Vattimo, Simon Critchley, Jean-Luc Marion, John Caputo, David Tracey, Jens Zimmermann, and Merold Westphal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231161039
eISBN:
9780231540889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161039.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In this conversation with the Heideggerian philosopher Vattimo, weak thought and anatheism illume each other.


Trauma and Transcendence: Suffering and the Limits of Theory

Eric Boynton and Peter Capretto (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280261
eISBN:
9780823281602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280261.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Within the humanities, specifically in the past decade, trauma theory has become a robust site of interdisciplinary work. Trauma resonates with scholars in and across disciplines and has become a ... More


Postmodern Apologetics?: Arguments for God in Contemporary Philosophy

Christina M. Gschwandtner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242740
eISBN:
9780823242788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242740.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book provides an introduction to the emerging field of Continental philosophy of religion by treating the philosophical thought of its most important representatives, including its ... More


Ethics at the Beginning of Life: A phenomenological critique

James Mumford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199673964
eISBN:
9780191752094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673964.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

Many of the most controversial moral decisions we face hinge upon competing descriptions of life, and never is this truer than at the beginning of life. This book draws upon the branch of Continental ... More


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