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Miracle and machine : Jacques Derrida and the two sources of religion, science, and the media

Author: Michael Naas
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2012.
Series: Perspectives in continental philosophy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Providing essential information to accompany Derrida's 'Faith and Knowledge', this book is a commentary on its unique style and central figures.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Naas, Michael.
Miracle and machine.
New York : Fordham University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011046658
Named Person: Jacques Derrida; Jacques Derrida; Jacques Derrida
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Naas
ISBN: 9780823240012 0823240010 9780823249411 0823249417
OCLC Number: 787845998
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 407 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Prologue --
Part I. The Island and the Starry Skies Above. Context Event Signature --
Duplicity, Definition, Deracination --
Three Theses on the Two Sources and Their One Common Element --
Part II. The Religion(s) of the World. Interlude I --
La Religion Soufflée --
The Telegenic Voice --
"Jewgreek is Greekjew" --
Part III. Underworlds and Afterlives. Interlude II --
Mary and the Marionettes --
Pomegranate Seeds and Scattered Ashes --
The Passion of Literature --
Epilogue --
Observations. Observation 1 --
Observation 2 --
Observation 3 --
Observation 4 --
Timeline of Selected Derrida Publications, Conferences, and Interviews: 1993-95.
Series Title: Perspectives in continental philosophy.
Responsibility: Michael Naas.


Miracle and Machine is an introduction to the work of Jacques Derrida by means of a detailed reading of his 1994-5 essay "Faith and Knowledge," Derrida's most important work on the nature of religion  Read more...


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