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Derrida on Religion
Thinker of Differance

ISBN 9781845532765
Published August 14, 2014 by Routledge
160 Pages

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Book Description

Jacques Derrida is widely regarded as one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century. His thinking has radically transformed scholarship and critical practice across the Humanities and Social Sciences. 'Derrida on Religion' offers students an overview of Derrida's many influential writings on religion and also explores the potential of Derrida's methodologies for the study of religion. This is an essential textbook for any student who wants to explore the impact of Derrida's critical theory and practice on the study of religion.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements Selected works by Jacques Derrida 1. Inheriting Derrida 2. Biography 3. Key Terms 4. Key Texts 5. Derrida's Religion 6. Derrida and Religion 7. Legacies Glossary

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Dawne McCance is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Religion at the University of Manitoba, Canada.