A Genealogy of Nihilism: Philosophies of Nothing and the Difference of Theology / Edition 1

A Genealogy of Nihilism: Philosophies of Nothing and the Difference of Theology / Edition 1

by Conor Cunningham, C. Cunningham, Cunningham Cono
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415276934

ISBN-13: 9780415276931

Pub. Date: 06/02/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Conor Cunningham's elaborate and sophisticated theology, spanning the disciplines of philosophy, science and popular culture, permits us to see not simply how modernity has formulated its philosophies of nothing, but how these philosophies might be transfigures by the crucial difference theology makes, and so be reconcilable with life, and the living - with the very…  See more details below

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Conor Cunningham's elaborate and sophisticated theology, spanning the disciplines of philosophy, science and popular culture, permits us to see not simply how modernity has formulated its philosophies of nothing, but how these philosophies might be transfigures by the crucial difference theology makes, and so be reconcilable with life, and the living - with the very gift which being is.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415276931
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/02/2002
Series:
Routledge Radical Orthodoxy Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface
Pt. IPhilosophies of nothing1
1Towards nothing: Plotinus, Avicenna, Ghent, Scotus and Ockham3
2Scotus and Ockham: intuitive cognition - to cognise nothing44
3Spinoza: Pan(a)theistic acosmism59
4Kant: Causing all to disappear74
5Hegel's consummate philosophy: The univocity of Geist100
6On the line: Martin Heidegger and Paul Celan131
7Derrida: Spinozistic Plotinianism155
Pt. IIThe difference of theology167
8To speak, to do, to see: Analogy, participation, divine ideas and the idea of beauty169
9The difference knowledge makes: Creation out of love219
10Philosophies of nothing and the difference of theology: Sartre, Lacan, Deleuze, Badiou and creation out of no-one235
Conclusion: strange forms273
Bibliography276
Index304

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