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Religion and violence : philosophical perspectives from Kant to Derrida

Author: Hent de Vries
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
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Does violence inevitably shadow our ethico-political engagements and decisions, including our understandings of identity, whether collective or individual? Questions that touch upon ethics and politics can greatly benefit from being rephrased in terms borrowed from the arsenal of religious and theological figures, because the association of such figures with a certain violence keeps moralism, whether in the form of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Vries, Hent de.
Religion and violence.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001
(DLC) 00013055
(OCoLC)45655096
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hent de Vries
ISBN: 0801875234 9780801875236
OCLC Number: 51504300
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 443 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: State academy, censorship: the question of religious tolerance --
Violence and testimony: Kierkegaardian meditations --
Anti-Babel: the theologico-political at cross purposes --
Hospitable thought: before and beyond cosmopolitanism.
Responsibility: Hent de Vries.

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Religion and Violence: Philosophical Perspectives from Kant to Derrida's careful posing of such questions and rearticulations pioneers new modalities for systematic engagement with religion and  Read more...

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