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God and the Between

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ISBN-10: 1405162333

ISBN-13: 9781405162333

Edition: 2007

Authors: William Desmond

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An original work which rethinks the question of God in a constructive spirit, drawing its conclusions by considering ideas received from both philosophy and religion. Makes an important new contribution to the ongoing scholarly debates surrounding the intersection of philosophy and religion Suggests that this junction is not just dictated by religion having to prove its credentials to rational philosophy, but that it is also a matter of philosophy wondering if religion is the ultimate partner in dialogue Includes discussion of a wide range of significant thinkers, both traditional and contemporary, such as Plotinus, Spinoza, Kant, Hegel, and Nietzsche and his successors Completes…    
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List price: $64.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/14/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.80" wide x 9.70" long x 0.82" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

List of abbreviations
Breaking Silence about God
God and the Ethos of Being
Passing in the Ethos: Between the Given and the Good
God, Ethos, and the Fourfold Sense of Being
God, Philosophical Systematics, Religious Poetics
Exceeding System, Hyperboles, Unclogging Ways
Structure of the Work
Godlessness and the Ethos of Being
Devalued Being: The Stripping of the Signs
Idolized Autonomy: Eclipse of Transcendence as Other
The Antinomy of Autonomy and Transcendence
Dark Origins and Transcendence as Other
Will to Power and the Counterfeit Double of "Yes"
Return to Zero: Coming to Nothing
Beyond Godlessness
The Angel of Death, Being as Gift
God and Posthumous Mind
Out of Nothing: Porosity and the Urgency of Ultimacy
Redoubled Beginning: Elemental Yes
Idiotic Rebirth
Aesthetic Recharging
Erotic Outreaching
Agapeic Resurrection
Ways to God
God and the Univocal Way
Ways to God
The Way of Univocity
Pantheistic Univocity: Immediate Sacrality
Equivocal Transience and Univocalizing God
Beyond Doubleness to the Absorbing One: The Parmenidean Way
Between the One and the Double: The Platonic Way
The One beyond the Double: The Plotinian Way
Reversing the One and the Double: Or How the Dualistic Defense of Transcendence Effects its Eclipse
The Immanent Double(ing): Or How the Shadow of Modern Monotheism is Atheism
Gods of Geometry
The One and the Double in Immanence: Kant's Transcendental One and its Humanistic Dissolution
God and the Equivocal Way
The Way of Equivocity
Nature's Equivocity
God's Equivocity
Equivocity and Evil
Deus Sive Ego? On the Equivocities of Religious Inwardness
Gethsemane Thoughts: Between Curse and Blessing
Deus Sive Nihil? The Equivocal Way and Purgatorial Difference
God and the Dialectical Way
God Beyond Opposition
Kant's Virtual Dialectic: Finding Direction by Unknowing Indirection
A Parable: Fishing for God
Dialectic beyond Dualism: Determining Origin beyond Determination
Dialectic and the Self-Determining God: On Some Hegelian Ways
Dialectic, Coming to Be, Becoming
God Beyond Dialectic: On Avoiding a Counterfeit Double of God
God and the Metaxological Way
Four Ways: God and the Metaxological
The Indirections of Transcending in the Between
God and the Between: First Hyperbole - The Idiocy of Being
God and the Between: Second Hyperbole - The Aesthetics of Happening
God and the Between: Third Hyperbole - The Erotics of Selving
God and the Between: Fourth Hyperbole - The Agapeics of Communication
God Beyond the Between
The Hyperbole of the Agapeic Origin
Reversing the Hyperboles and the Reserves of God
Bringing the Hyperboles Back to the Between
God(s) Many and One: On Polytheism and Monotheism
Religious Imagination and Porosity to Archaic Manifestation
Sacred Namings and the Hyperboles of Being
Naming the Agapeic God
From Polytheism to Monotheism
Metaxological Monotheism
The Praise of Paganism
God(s) Personal and Transpersonal: On the Masks of the Divine
Personal God(s) and Plurivocal Manifestation
Monotheistic and Polytheistic Personalizations
Beyond Person, Beyond Mask
The Gods of Philosophers: Masks of the Impersonal or Transpersonal?
God(s) Gnostic: On Passing through the Counterfeit Doubles of the Divine
Gnosticism and Religious Plurivocity
Divinities Doubled Below and Above
Gnostic Equivocity and the Fourfold Naming
The Equivocal World as a Counterfeit Double?
Passing Beyond the Counterfeit Doubles
Agonistics: Divine and Human
Doubling Back, Backing Out - Reversing Release
Gnosticism and Metaxology: On Saving Knowing in the Equivocal Matrix
God(s) of the Whole: On Pantheism and Panentheism
Holistic Immanence and the God of the Whole
Pantheism Contra the Worthless World
Affirming the World and the Immanent God
God and the Whole
Holistic Emanation and Pluralistic Creation
God Beyond the Whole?
The Holistic God and Evil
God Beyond the Whole: On the Theistic God of Creation
What has Philosophy to do with Creation?
Creation Beyond Univocal Intelligibility
Creation Beyond Holism
Creation, Coming to Be and Becoming
Creation and Nothing
Creation and Agapeic Origination: Dualism and the "Not"
Creation, Hyper-Transcendence and Divine Intimacy
Continuing Creation, Agapeic Self-Reserving
Creation and Arbitrary (Will to) Power
Creation, Hyperbolic Evil and Trust
God(s) Mystic: On the Idiocy of God
The Idiotics of the Mystic God
The Aesthetics of the Mystic God
The Erotics of the Mystic God
The Agapeics of the Mystic God
God: Ten Metaphysical Cantos
First Metaphysical Canto: God Being Over-Being
Second Metaphysical Canto: God Being (Over)One
Third Metaphysical Canto: God Being Eternal - Surplus to Coming to Be
Fourth Metaphysical Canto: God Being Incorruptible - Agapeic Constancy
Fifth Metaphysical Canto: God Being Impassable - Asymmetrical Agapeics
Sixth Metaphysical Canto: God Being Absolute - Absolved Agapeics
Seventh Metaphysical Canto: God Being Infinite
Eighth Metaphysical Canto: God Being (Over)All-Power
Ninth Metaphysical Canto: God Being True - Agapeic (Over)All-Minding
Tenth Metaphysical Canto: God Being (Too) Good