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“God,” Gods, God

Adriaan T. Peperzak

in Saintly Influence

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print October 2009 | ISBN: 9780823230877
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823235612 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823230877.003.0006

Series: Perspectives in Continental Philosophy

“God,” Gods, God

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This chapter argues that both secular and theological approaches to ethics are flawed because they are thematizations of that which cannot be articulated in itself in language (God, the neighbor, history, etc.). Yet instead of authorizing cultural pessimism, this leads only to a critique.

Keywords: Edith Wyschogrod; ethics; God; pessimism; critique

Chapter.  5391 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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