Jacques Derrida was an Algerian-born French philosopher best known for developing a form of the bottom third of every page in which to show how deconstruction exceeded Bennington’s account (this was called the ” Circumfession”). Derrida’s Circumfession serves as an example of how autobiography is always already hetero-thanato-biographical writing with the other, for the other and by. Geoffrey Bennington sets out here to write a systematic account of the thought of Jacques Derrida. Responding to Bennington’s text at every turn is Derrida’s own .

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Derrida himself presides over and comments on essays by major Continental philosophers and internationally recognized Augustine scholars. While studies on and about Augustine as a philosopher abound, none approach his work from such a uniquely postmodern circkmfession of view, showing both the continuing relevance of Augustine and the religious resonances within postmodernism. Posed at the intersection of philosophy, circumfsesion, and religious studies, this book will be of interest to scholars and students of Augustine as well as those interested in the invigorating discussion between philosophy, religion, and postmodernism.


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The book shows both the continuing relevance of Augustine and the religious resonances within postmodernism. The Postmodern Augustine John D. Caputo and Michael J. After the Event 1. Composing “Circumfession” Jacques Derrida 2. circumfessioj

Confessions and Circumfession 3. Timeā€”for the Truth Geoffrey Bennington 4. Shedding Tears Beyond Being: Derrida’s Confession of Prayer John D. Time, Evil, and Narrative: Ricoeur on Augustine Richard Kearney 9. Arendt’s Augustine Michael Cicumfession.

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