The Trespass of the Sign: Deconstruction, Theology, and Philosophy

The Trespass of the Sign: Deconstruction, Theology, and Philosophy

by Kevin Hart

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Overview

The Trespass of the Sign offers a clear and thorough account of the relations between deconstruction and theology. Kevin Hart argues that, contrary to popular thought on the topic, deconstruction does not have an antitheological agenda. Rather, deconstruction seeks to question the metaphysics of any theology. Hart pays particular attention to mystical theology as nonmetaphysical theology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823220502
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 01/01/2000
Series: Perspectives in Continental Philosophy , #13
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Kevin Hart is Chairman and Edwin B. Kyle Professor of Christian Studies in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. He also holds courtesy professorships in the Departments of English and French. In addition, he is Eric D’Arcy Professor of Philosophy at the Australian Catholic University. Among his recent scholarly books are Jean- Luc Marion: The Essential Writings (2012), Clandestine Encounters: Philosophy in the Narratives of Maurice Blanchot (2010), and The Exorbitant: Emmanuel Levinas between Jews and Christians (2010). His collections of poetry are Flame Tree: Selected Poems (2002), Young Rain (2008), and Morning Knowledge (2011).

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