Saints and Postmodernism: Revisioning Moral Philosophy

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University of Chicago Press, Oct 15, 1990 - Philosophy - 298 pages
"In this exciting and important work, Wyschogrod attempts to read contemporary ethical theory against the vast unwieldy tapestry that is postmodernism. . . . [A] provocative and timely study."—Michael Gareffa, Theological Studies

"A 'must' for readers interested in the borderlands between philosophy, hagiography, and ethics."—Mark I. Wallace, Religious Studies Review
 

Contents

2 Saintly Influence
31
3 Time without the Other
61
4 Diachrony and the Neuter
87
5 The Demand for Theory
125
The Suppression of Reference and Mood
163
7 Depravity Sanctity and Desire
189
8 Saintliness and Some Aporias of Postmodernism
231
Notes
259
Index
289
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About the author (1990)

Edith Wyschogrod is professor of philosophy at Queens College of the City University of New York. Her most recent book is Spirit in Ashes: Hegel, Heidegger, and Man-Made Mass Death.

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