Facing Rortian Ethics with Levinas and Kierkegaard

A Review of J. Aaron Simmons’s God and the Other: Ethics and Politics after the Theological Turn

Authors

  • Jim Kanaris McGill University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.v41i3.36

Keywords:

Levinas, Kierkegaard, Rorty, Derrida, religious alterity, ethico-political

Abstract

This is a review essay of J. Aaron Simmons' book: God and the Other: Ethics and Politics After the Theological Turn (2011).

Author Biography

Jim Kanaris, McGill University

Faculty Lecturer, Faculty of Religious Studies, McGill University, Canada.

References

Kearney, Richard. 2001. The God Who May Be: A Hermeneutics of Religion. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Simmons, J. Aaron. 2011. God and the Other: Ethics and Politics after the Theological Turn. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

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Published

2012-10-09

How to Cite

Kanaris, J. (2012). Facing Rortian Ethics with Levinas and Kierkegaard: A Review of J. Aaron Simmons’s God and the Other: Ethics and Politics after the Theological Turn. Bulletin for the Study of Religion, 41(3), 36-39. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.v41i3.36

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Book Reviews