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Title Augustine and postmodernism : confessions and circumfession / edited by John D. Caputo and Michael J. Scanlon.

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2005.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 264 pages) : illustrations.
Series Indiana series in the philosophy of religion
Indiana series in the philosophy of religion.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The postmodern Augustine / John D. Caputo and Michael J. Scanlon -- Composing 'circumfession' / Jacques Derrida -- Confessions and 'circumfession': a roundtable discussion with Jacques Derrida / moderated by Richard Kearney -- Time for the truth / Geoffrey Bennington -- Instances: temporal modes from Augustine to Derrida and Lyotard / Hent de Vries : Response / Jacques Derrida -- Shedding tears beyond being: Derrida's confession of prayer / John D. Caputo -- Heidegger: reader of Augustine / Philippe Capelle : Response / Jacques Derrida -- The form of an 'I' / Catherine Malabou : Response / Jacques Derrida -- Time, evil, and narrative: Ricoeur on Augustine / Richard Kearney -- Arendt's Augustine / Michael J. Scanlon -- Reading like angels: Derrida and Augustine on the book (for a history of literature) / Mark Vessey : Response / Jacques Derrida -- Augustine's unconfessions / James J. O'Donnell -- On not retracting the unconfessed / Elizabeth A. Clark -- Why Augustine? why now? / Jean Bethke Elshtain.
Summary This volume collects papers and discussion from the third Villanova conference on religion and postmodernism. While studies on and about Augustine as a philosopher abound, few approach his work from a deconstructionist point of view.
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Subject Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo. Confessiones.
Derrida, Jacques.
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo.
Augustin, saint, évêque d'Hippone. Confessiones.
Derrida, Jacques.
Derrida, Jacques.
Confessiones (Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo)
Philosophy, European.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Caputo, John D.
Scanlon, Michael J.
Other Form: Print version: Augustine and postmodernism. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2005 0253345073 0253217318 (DLC) 2004014357 (OCoLC)55765721
ISBN 0253111080
9780253345073 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0253345073 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780253217318 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0253217318 (pbk. ; alk. paper)