Transforming Philosophy and Religion: Love's Wisdom

Transforming Philosophy and Religion: Love's Wisdom

by Norman Wirzba, Bruce Ellis Benson

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0253350735

ISBN-13: 9780253350732

Pub. Date: 05/28/2008

Publisher: Indiana University Press

Actively engages love in the practice of philosophy


Actively engages love in the practice of philosophy

Product Details

Indiana University Press
Publication date:
Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion Series
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments, vii,
Introduction Norman Wirzba and Bruce Ellis Benson, 1,
PART 1. The Nature of the Quest,
1. The Primacy of Love Norman Wirzba, 15,
2. The Economies of Knowledge and Love in Paul Bruce Ellis Benson, 28,
3. Love, This Lenient Interpreter: On the Complexity of a Life Edward F. Mooney, 42,
PART 2. Justice,
4. A Love as Strong as Death: Ricoeur's Reading of the Song of Songs Mark Gedney, 63,
5. Paul Ricoeur and the Possibility of Just Love Christopher Watkin, 73,
6. Why There Is No Either/Or in Works of Love: A Kantian Defense of Kierkegaardian (Christian) Unconditional Love Bertha Alvarez Manninen, 84,
7. Living by Love: A Quasi-Apostolic carte postale on Love in Itself, If There Is Such a Thing John D. Caputo, 103,
PART 3. The Sacred,
8. A Love that B(l)inds: Reflections on an Agapic Agnosticism B. Keith Putt, 121,
9. Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder Brian Treanor, 142,
10. Creatio Ex Amore James H. Olthuis, 155,
11. Militant Love: Zizek and the Christian Legacy Tyler Roberts, 171,
12. Love as a Declaration of War? On the Absolute Character of Love in Jean-Luc Marion's Phenomenology of Eros Christina M. Gschwandtner, 185,
PART 4. Rethinking Humanity,
13. Liberating Love's Capabilities: On the Wisdom of Love Pamela Sue Anderson, 201,
14. The Genesis of Love: An Irigarayan Reading Ruthanne S. Pierson Crápo, 227,
15. You'd Better Find Somebody to Love: Toward a Kierkegaardian Bioethic Amy Laura Hall, 239,
List of Contributors, 257,
Index, 259,

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network


Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews