Difficult Atheism: Post-theological thinking in Alain Badiou, Jean-Luc Nancy and Quentin Meillassoux

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Abstract

Difficult Atheism shows how contemporary French philosophy is rethinking the legacy of the death of God in ways that take the debate beyond the narrow confines of atheism into the much broader domain of post-theological thinking. Christopher Watkin argues that Alain Badiou Jean-Luc Nancy and Quentin Meillassoux each elaborate a distinctive approach to the post-theological but that each approach still struggles to do justice to the death of God.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Number of pages277
ISBN (Electronic)9780748646302
ISBN (Print)9780748640577
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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