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- Indiana University Press 1997; US$ 25.99
"Caputo?s book is riveting.... A singular achievement of stylistic brio and impeccable scholarship, it breaks new ground in making a powerful case for treating Derrida as homo religiosis.... There can be no mistaking the importance of Caputo's work." ?Edith Wyschogrod "No one interested in Derrida, in Caputo, or in the larger question of postmodernism... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 14.09
In the first in a new series of easily digestible, commute-lengthbooks of original philosophy, renowned thinker John D. Caputo explores the many notions of 'truth', and what it really means Riding to work in the morning has has become commonplace. We ride everywhere. Physicians and public health officials plead with us to get out and walk, to get... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 24.99
The Insistence of God presents the provocative idea that God does not exist, God insists, while God?s existence is a human responsibility, which may or may not happen. For John D. Caputo, God?s existence is haunted by "perhaps," which does not signify indecisiveness but an openness to risk, to the unforeseeable. Perhaps constitutes a theology of what... more...
- Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 23.99
Applying an ever more radical hermeneutics (including Husserlian and Heideggerian phenomenology, Derridian deconstruction, and feminism), John D. Caputo breaks down the name of God in this irrepressible book. Instead of looking at God as merely a name, Caputo views it as an event, or what the name conjures or promises in the future. For Caputo, the... more...
- Granta Publications 2014; US$ 9.32
Soren Kierkegaard is one of the prophets of the contemporary age, a man whose acute observations on life in nineteenth-century Copenhagen might have been written yesterday, whose work anticipated fundamental developments in psychoanalysis, philosophy, theology and the critique of mass culture by over a century. John Caputo offers a compelling account... more...
- Fortress Press 2015; US$ 14.99
John D. Caputo has a long career as one of the preeminent postmodern philosophers in America. Caputo now reflects on his spiritual journey from a Catholic altar boy in 1950s Philadelphia to a philosopher after the death of God. Part spiritual autobiography, part homily on what he calls the ?nihilism of grace,? Hoping against Hope calls believers... more...
- Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 19.95
At the heart of the current surge of interest in religion among contemporary Continental philosophers stands Augustine's Confessions. With Derrida's Circumfession constantly in the background, this volume takes up the provocative readings of Augustine by Heidegger, Lyotard, Arendt, and Ricoeur. Derrida... more...
- Indiana University Press 2007; US$ 21.20
Transcendence and Beyond poses the classical questions of transcendence in a postmodern setting. Do we need a transcendence that is ever more beyond or should we put transcendence behind us altogether? Is it the case that, when seen in a postmodern light, transcendence must be itself transcended? In... more...
- Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 19.50
In his epistles, St. Paul sounded a universalism that has recently been taken up by secular philosophers who do not share his belief in Christ, but who regard his project as centrally important for contemporary political life. The Pauline project -- as they see it -- is the universality of truth, the... more...
- Baker Publishing Group 2007; US$ 20.00
Uses the postmodern theme of deconstruction to suggest a constructive and provocative way forward for the church. more...