By Caputo, John D.; Caputo, John D.; Dooley, Mark
The 1st thorough going, serious attention of the paintings of Continental thinker John D. Caputo via a gaggle of uncommon philosophers, theologians, and cultural critics. The paintings presents Caputo's solutions to his appraisers.
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JD: For which I am also very grateful. From the point of view of the cultural and academic wars that are going on, he is a very precious ally because he is not simply someone who takes sides with me because he is my friend, but is someone who courageously and lucidly, in situations which I imagine are not always that easy for him, engages in the problems themselves. As you know, it is not easy for me either, because there are battles all the time, there are enemies, and a lot of hatred. So I can imagine how difficult it is for him in his own social and academic milieu.
That robs it of some of its surprise and gives us the time to catch up with it, to get our bearings. So on the most rigorously minimalistic reading, which does not read too much into it, which tries to stick to what is given insofar as it is given without making too much of it, Abraham would not know what is going on here, including even whether il is even a voice that calls. ANKHORAL RELIGION For Johannes de Silentio, this is the story of the teleological suspension of the ethical. ” As Derrida shows, ethical obligation in Levinas is structurally the same as de Silentio’s telling of the story of Abraham as a teleological suspension of ethics, which is the religious.
18. Levinas, De Dieu qui vient à l’idée, p. 115; “God and Philosophy,” in Levinas: Basic Philosophical Writings, p. 141. 19. For Derrida’s gloss on me voici, see “At this very moment in this work here I am,” trans. Reuben Berezdivin, in Re-reading Levinas, eds. Robert Bernasconi and Simon Critchley (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991), pp. 17 ff. 20. Hans Urs von Balthasar, New Elucidations, trans. Sister Mary Theresilde Skerry (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1986), p. 23. This page intentionally left blank.
A passion for the impossible : John D. Caputo in focus by Caputo, John D.; Caputo, John D.; Dooley, Mark