Philosophy Today 62 (4):1277-1282 (2018)

David Newheiser
Australian Catholic University
Like Lambert, my instincts are informed by Derrida, but I think Derrida points toward an alternative approach. In my reading, although Derrida complicates the concept of religion in terms that intersect with recent scholarship in religious studies. Even though he is not “religious” in any obvious sense, Derrida draws on upon Jewish and Christian texts (among others) in developing his project. In this way, he suggests that the relation between these traditions and modernity is too complex to be captured by the opposition between religion and its other.
Keywords Derrida  religion
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