Tag Archives: Derrida

Accessibility and Complexity

by Steven Ramey Tenzan Eaghll’s post on this blog on Wednesday made a significant point. Calls for more accessible scholarly writing, which have been making the social media rounds lately, ignore the ways that critical theory often challenges assumptions, the … Continue reading

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Religion across Boundaries: An Interview with Dawne McCance

I interviewed Dawne McCance in fall of 2011 about her book, Derrida on Religion: Thinker of Differance (Equinox Publishing, 2008).  She suggested several avenues for connecting Derrida’s work to contemporary conversations going on now in the humanities around disciplinarity, religion, … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Structuralism: An Interview with Paul-François Tremlett (Part 2)

I interviewed Paul-François Tremlett in early 2012, hoping to draw out some of the links between his 2008 book Lévi-Strauss on Religion: The Structuring Mind (Equinox Publishing) and the relevance of the anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss for the contemporary study of … Continue reading

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