The Return of Religion in France: From Democratisation to Postmetaphysics by E. MccaffreyThe Return of Religion in France: From Democratisation to Postmetaphysics by E. Mccaffrey

The Return of Religion in France: From Democratisation to Postmetaphysics

byE. Mccaffrey

Hardcover | May 7, 2009

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This monograph examines how social change and philosophical crisis in the 1980s created the conditions for the return of religion to contemporary French intellectual life. It highlights a critical conjuncture in recent French history when religion was revitalised in French secularism as an expression of individual identity.
ENDA MCCAFFREY is Reader in French at Nottingham Trent University, UK. He is the author of a number of books including The Gay Republic: Sexuality, Citizenship and Subversion in France (2005). He has been working in French cultural studies for a number of years, co-edited a collection of essays called French Cultural Debates (2001) an...
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Title:The Return of Religion in France: From Democratisation to PostmetaphysicsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:May 7, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230205194

ISBN - 13:9780230205192

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
PART I: HISTORY AND CONTEXT
The Return of Religion in France
Theology and Sexual Ethics
Post-secularism, Belief and Being as Event
PART II:PHILOSOPHY AND CONCEPTS
The Postmetaphysical
Postsubjectivity
The "Broken Cogito" and Textual Subjectivity
Posteventality
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index