Postmodern Religious Thought
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RELG 112. Postmodern Religious Thought


This seminar asks whether religious belief is possible in the absence of a “transcendental signified.” Topics include metaphysics and theology, the death of God, female divinity, apophatic mysticism and deconstruction, ethics without foundations, the question of God beyond Being, and analogues to notions of truth in ancient Buddhist thought. Readings include Eckhart, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Wittgenstein, Derrida, Nagarjuna, Nishitani, Ricoeur, Marion, Rorty, Loy, Taylor, Panikkar and Vattimo.
Humanities.
2 credits.
Eligible for INTP
Spring 2019. Wallace.
Catalog chapter: Religion  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/religion


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