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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 continuously 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 via significant Continental philosophers and across the world well-known Augustine students. whereas stories on and approximately Augustine as a thinker abound, none process his paintings from this sort of uniquely postmodern standpoint, displaying either the continued relevance of Augustine and the non secular resonances inside of postmodernism. Posed on the intersection of philosophy, theology, and non secular experiences, this publication might be of curiosity to students and scholars of Augustine in addition to these attracted 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.

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