Theology and the Political: The New Debate (Series: SIC 5)

Theology and the Political: The New Debate (Series: SIC 5)


The essays in Theology and the Political—written via many of the world’s top-rated theologians, philosophers, and literary critics—analyze the ethics and outcomes of human motion. They discover the non secular dimensions of ontology, contemplating the connection among ontology and the political in gentle of the idea of figures starting from Plato to Marx, Levinas to Derrida, and Augustine to Lacan. jointly, the members problem the assumption that significant motion is just the winning statement of will, that politics is finally reducible to “might makes right.” From numerous views, they recommend that grounding human motion and politics in materialist critique bargains progressive probabilities that go beyond the nihilism inherent in either modern liberal democratic concept and neoconservative ideology.

Contributors. Anthony Baker, Daniel M. Bell Jr., Phillip Blond, Simon Critchley, Conor Cunningham, Creston Davis, William Desmond, Hent de Vries, Terry Eagleton, Rocco Gangle, Philip Goodchild, Karl Hefty, Eleanor Kaufman, Tom McCarthy, John Milbank, Antonio Negri, Catherine Pickstock, Patrick Aaron Riches, Mary-Jane Rubenstein, Regina Mara Schwartz, Kenneth Surin, Graham Ward, Rowan Williams, Slavoj Žižek

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