Future Christ: A Lesson in Heresy (BOK)

Francois Laruelle

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One of the most exciting names in contemporary French philosophy explores the lessons of heresy to construct a new understanding of 'belief'. "Future Christ" is the first English translation of the work of Francois Laruelle, one of the most exciting voices in contemporary French philosophy and the creator of the practice of 'non-philosophy'. In this work Laruelle draws on material from the traditions of Christianity, Judaism and Gnosticism, but he does so by suspending their authority. This adventure in non-philosophy does not claim to think for religion, but from it as material and with disinterest towards its self-given status as ultimate authority. This provocative, yet remarkably accessible book introduces philosophy to the lessons of heresy and makes use of them in a non-philosophical 'dualysis' of messianism and apocalypticism. Laruelle investigates the 'heretic question', analogous to but historically distinguished from the 'Jewish question', to develop a 'non-Christian science' that struggles against and for our World. Future Christ thus opens up novel ways of thinking within existing religious and philosophical thought and marks an incisive and wide-ranging non-philosophical engagement with key contemporary debates in philosophy and theology.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2010 Forfatter Francois Laruelle
Forlag
CONTINUUM TRADE PUBLISHING
ISBN 9781441118332
Antall sider 192 Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 19,8cm x 2,3cm
Vekt 340 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Philosophy of religion