Philosophy - Ideas

Theological Aesthetics and Art

By Ben Quash

Ben Quash unpacks Theological Aesthetics by exploring its roots, its time in the wilderness, its resurgence as a relevant theological study in the 20th century and its depiction through art.

Catholic Social Teaching

By Anna Rowlands

Anna Rowlands discusses Catholic social teaching.

Gillian Rose

By Anna Rowlands

Anna Rowlands discusses the life and works of Gillian Rose.

Evangelicals and Animals

By Philip Sampson Focae

Philip Sampson Focae discusses evangelical attitudes towards animals.

Theological Philosophy

By Lydia Schumacher

Lydia Schumacher discusses theological philosophy.

Jacques Derrida. Part 1 Deconstruction.

By Steven Shakespeare

Steven Shakespeare discusses Jacques Derrida's 'Deconstruction' philosophical strategy for reading a text with an eye to what runs counter to the intended meaning or structural unity of a particular text.

Jacques Derrida was an Algerian-born French philosopher who founded 'deconstruction' as a way of critiquing traditional interpretations; for example of texts or institutions. He argued that linguistic explanation is created not given, and replaced the norms of language, ethics and aesthetics with a notion of meaning as expressed in context and relationship.

Jacques Derrida. Part 2 Religious Motifs.

By Steven Shakespeare

Steven Shakespeare discusses Jacques Derrida's 'Religious Motifs' and how he avoids making doctrinal commitment whilst recognising the 'otherness' of God.

Jacques Derrida was an Algerian-born French philosopher who founded 'deconstruction' as a way of critiquing traditional interpretations; for example of texts or institutions. He argued that linguistic explanation is created not given, and replaced the norms of language, ethics and aesthetics with a notion of meaning as expressed in context and relationship.

Jacques Derrida. Part 3 Theology.

By Steven Shakespeare

Steven Shakespeare discusses how Jacques Derrida, a 20th century philosopher, has developed his theology.

Jacques Derrida was an Algerian-born French philosopher who founded 'deconstruction' as a way of critiquing traditional interpretations; for example of texts or institutions. He argued that linguistic explanation is created not given, and replaced the norms of language, ethics and aesthetics with a notion of meaning as expressed in context and relationship.

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