The Resource Traversing the middle : ethics, politics, religion, Gavin Hyman., (ebook)

Traversing the middle : ethics, politics, religion, Gavin Hyman., (ebook)

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Traversing the middle : ethics, politics, religion
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Traversing the middle
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ethics, politics, religion
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Gavin Hyman.
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eng
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In recent philosophy, theology, and critical theory, postmodern thought has been much criticized on specifically ethical and political grounds. In particular, it has been argued that postmodernism has induced passivity and is impotent in the face of the challenges presented by the hegemonic global market. In response numerous thinkers have called for the return of the metanarrative or have insisted on the necessity of the domain of the universal. In this book, Gavin Hyman accepts the diagnosis, while contesting the cure. Through detailed engagements with the work of Alain Badiou, Slavoj ♯i<U+00d7>ek, and John Milbank--as well as discussions of the work of Simon Critchley, Michael Hardt, and Antonio Negri--Hyman argues that many contemporary thinkers merely invert the problems intrinsic to postmodernism and therefore do not effectively escape them. He argues that the ethical and political are best preserved and perpetuated through the negotiating of an ongoing tension between the domains of the universal, the particular, and the singular. To proceed thus would be to traverse the terrain of the middle--ethically, politically, and religiously
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Midwest
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1974-
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Hyman, Gavin
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230.01
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Ethics
  • Philosophy
  • Christianity and politics
  • Postmodern theology
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Traversing the middle : ethics, politics, religion, Gavin Hyman., (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781621899372
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12321813
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Traversing the middle : ethics, politics, religion, Gavin Hyman., (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781621899372
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12321813
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12321813
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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