The Future of Continental Philosophy of Religion

2015.03.30 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Clayton Crockett, B. Keith Putt, and Jeffrey W. Robbins (eds.), The Future of Continental Philosophy of Religion, Indiana
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2015.03.30 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Clayton Crockett, B. Keith Putt, and Jeffrey W. Robbins (eds.), The Future of Continental Philosophy of Religion, Indiana University Press, 2014, 292pp., $40.00 (pbk), ISBN 9780253013880. Reviewed by Peter C. Blum, Hillsdale College An event that declares its intent to explore "the future of ____" necessarily constitutes a promissory and normative mapping, in addition to whatever selective recollection, gathering, describing, or typologizing it might offer. Another way to put this would be to observe that no gaze into the future is innocent. A philosophical future is a future that is, as yet, unthought, and it is worth remembering that any attempt to think what is as yet unthought is unavoidably an attempt to drag it -- perhaps prematurely -- into thought. This collection originated at the fourth Postmodern Culture and Religion Conference at Syracuse University in 2011. I was at that conference, and so was. . .

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