Crossing the Rubicon Paperback

The Borderlands of Philosophy and Theology

by Emmanuel Falque;

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Crossing the Rubicon

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In France today, philosophy--phenomenology in particular--finds itself in a paradoxical relation to theology. Some debate a "theological turn." Others disavow theological arguments as if such arguments would tarnish their philosophical integrity, while nevertheless carrying out theology in other venues. In Crossing the Rubicon, Emmanuel Falque seeks to end this face-off. Convinced that "the more one theologizes, the better one philosophizes," he proposes a counterblow by theology against phenomenology. Instead of another philosophy of "the threshold" or "the leap"--and through a retrospective and forward-looking examination of his own method--he argues that an encounter between the two disciplines will reveal their mutual fruitfulness and their true distinctive borders. Falque shows that he has made the crossing between philosophy and theology and back again with audacity and perhaps a little recklessness, knowing full well that no one thinks without exposing himself to risk.

Crossing the Rubicon by Emmanuel Falque was published by Fordham University Press in June 2016. The ISBN for Crossing the Rubicon is 9780823269884.

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Details for Crossing the Rubicon

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback / softback
PublisherFordham University Press (June 2016)
Number of Pages208
Thickness15 mm
Height152 mm
Width226 mm
Product Code4375697
Page last updated 1st January 2017
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