Beyond the Philosopher's Fear: A Cavellian Reading of Gender, Origin and Religion in Modern Skepticism
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2007 - 177 pages
This is a book about the philosophy of Stanley Cavell; the role gender plays in his work; and about the significance of a renewed religious imagination for the task of overcoming the life of skepticism.
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