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Stanley Cavell, religion, and continental philosophy / Espen Dahl.

Author/Creator:
Dahl, Espen, 1974- author.
Publication:
Bloomington, Indiana ; Indianapolis, Indiana : Indiana University Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (192 pages)
Series:
Indiana series in the philosophy of religion.
Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion
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Subjects:
Cavell, Stanley, 1926-.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The American philosopher Stanley Cavell (b. 1926) is a secular Jew who by his own admission is obsessed with Christ, yet his outlook on religion in general is ambiguous. Probing the secular and the sacred in Cavell's thought, Espen Dahl explains that Cavell, while often parting ways with Christianity, cannot dismiss it either. Focusing on Cavell's work as a whole, but especially on his recent engagement with Continental philosophy, Dahl brings out important themes in Cavell's philosophy and his conversation with theology.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Modernism and Religion; 2. The Ordinary Sublime; 3. Acknowledging God; 4. Skepticism, Finitude, and Sin; 5. The Tragic Dimension of the Ordinary; 6. The Other and Violence; 7. Forgiveness and Passivity; Conclusion: The Last Question: Self-redemption or Divine Redemption?; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-253-01206-6
OCLC:
871860604