Phenomenology and the Theological Turn Paperback

The French Debate

by Dominique Janicaud; Jean-Francois Courtine; Jean-Louis Chretien; Jean-Luc Marion; Michel Henry; Paul Ricoeur;


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Phenomenology and the Theological Turn

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Phenomenology and the "Theological Turn" brings together in a single volume the debate over Dominique Janicaud's critique of the "theological turn" of French phenomenology as represented by the works of Emmanuel Levinas, Paul Ricoeur, Jean-Lue Marion, Jean-Francois Courtine, Jean-Louis Chretien, and Michel Henry. According to Janicaud, these theologically oriented philosophers have subverted the classical orientation of phenomenology toward the "things themselves" in favor of a giving beyond all measure, and certainly beyond the measure of the phenomenological method. Marion and his colleagues seek to give phenomenological credentials to an absolute experience, an experience of the absolute, that is strictly religious and hence, Janicaud contends, outside the bounds of phenomenology's methodological strictures. In the second part, Courtine, Marion, Chretien, Henry, and Ricoeur address the possibility of a phenomenology of religion as a philosophical, not a theological, project.Their approach is premised on the idea that philosophical discourse can describe religious phenomena through a phenomenology of donation (givenness) that is able to describe religious phenomena without sacrificing their claim to absoluteness and irreducibility.

Phenomenology and the Theological Turn by Dominique Janicaud; Jean-Francois Courtine; Jean-Louis Chretien; Jean-Luc Marion; Michel Henry; Paul Ricoeur was published by Fordham University Press in January 2001 and is our 54872nd best seller. The ISBN for Phenomenology and the Theological Turn is 9780823220533.

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Page last updated 17th December 2015
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherFordham University Press (January 2001)
Weight340g
Number of Pages245
Thickness13 mm
Height222 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9780823220533
ISBN-100823220532
Product Code1195986
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