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More Radical Hermeneutics free pdf In this latest work, Caputo claims that we are not born into this world hard-wired to know Being, Truth or the Good, and we are not vessels of a Divine, or other omnipotent supernatural force. We have not been chosen as earthly instruments and there is no supreme Secret to which some have been given privileged access: we make our way through the world searching for meaning and structure in hope of finding meaning in our factical lives. But this is not all bad news. According to Caputo, the necessity of interpretation is the absolute and unconditional secret that radicalizes hermeneutics, opens interpretations and perspectives, and prevents the dominance of any one point of view. Focusing on how various contemporary philosophers - Foucault, Derrida, Rorty, Cornell, Marion, Gadamer and Heidegger - develop aspects of this fragmented view of the life world in areas such as madness, friendship, democracy, gender, science, the "end of ethics", religion and mysticism, this animated study by one of America's leading continental philosophers equally tears down and resuscitates religion and philosophy.

About John D. Caputo

John D. Caputo holds the David R. Cook Chair in Philosophy at Villanova University. He is author of The Prayers and Tears of Jacques Derrida- Against Ethics- Demythologizing Heidegger- and Radical Hermeneutics (all published by Indiana University Press). He is editor of Deconstruction in a Nutshell: A Conversation with Jacques Derrida and co-editor (with Michael J. Scanlon) of God, the Gift, and Postmodernism (published by Indiana University Press).

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Author : John D. Caputo
Publisher : Indiana University Press
Data Published : 22 July 2000
ISBN : 0253213878
EAN : 9780253213877
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 312 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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