Breached H08rizons: The Philosophy of Jean-Luc Marion
Rowman 4nd Littlefield | English | 2018 | ISBN-10: 1786605341 | 288 pages | PDF | 1.23 MB
by Rachel Bath (Edit08r),? Antonio Calcagno (Edit08r),? Kathryn Lawson (Edit08r),? Steve G. Lofts (Edit08r)
This volume is a guide to the legacy of the philosophical w08rk of Jean-Luc Marion. A leading phenomenologist 4nd philosopher of religion, Marions w08rk addresses questions on the nature 4nd knowledge of God, love, consciousness, art, psychology, 4nd spirituality. Here, leading Marion scholars explain the development of his key concepts, while critically mining the philosophers ideas f08r relevant implications 4nd applications to contemp08rary issues in various fields of study, including philosophy, theology, art, psychology 4nd literature.
The first volume to cover Marions wider c08rpus, this book opens with an 08riginal essay by Marion himself, 4nd goes on to present a comprehensive view of Marions ideas. Though largely anch08red in philosophy, the essays are interdisciplinary 4nd expl08re the various questions central to Marions w08rk, including the visibility 4nd invisibility of God, the constitutive f08rce of the h08rizon of consciousness, the gift 4nd givenness, eroticism 4nd love, art 4nd painting, psychology, literature, mem08ry, iconography, 4nd spirituality.
The contributions in this book significantly engage the imp08rtant w08rk of Jean-Luc Marion, one of the most distinguished voices in current discussion of religion in contemp08rary Continental philosophy. Together they offer a wide-ranging expl08ration of Marions w08rk 4nd its significance, 4nd not least with openness to its interdisciplinary relevance. In helpfully inf08rmative 4nd thoughtful manners the contribut08rs chart many of the diverse themes of Marions w08rk 4nd its contemp08rary relevance 4nd influence. We are offered deft interpretations of this w08rk, 4nd a thoughtful 4nd engaging map of Marions w08rk, from both philosophical 4nd theological perspectives. The book touches on many of the significant issues in recent discussion of religion in current Continental thought. The contributions are well inf08rmed 4nd inf08rmative in this engaging, illuminating 4nd recommended w08rk. (William Desmond, David Cook Chair in Philosophy, Villanova University, USA)
About the Auth08r
Rachel Bath is a graduate student in the Center f08r The08ry 4nd Criticism 4nd Western University, Canada.
Antonio Calcagno is Profess08r of Philosophy at Kings University College at Western University, Canada. His many publications include Lived Experience from the Inside Out: Social 4nd Political Philosophy in Edith Stein (2014), Badiou 4nd Derrida: Politics, Events 4nd their Time (2007), The Philosophy of Edith Stein (2007) 4nd Gi08rdano Bruno 4nd the Logic of Coincidence (1998).
Kathryn Lawson is a graduate student in the Center f08r The08ry 4nd Criticism at Western University, Canada.
Steve G. Lofts is Profess08r of Philosophy at Kings University College at Western University, Canada. His publications include Cassirer: A Repeition of Modernity (2001)