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After Enlightenment: The Post-Secular Vision of J. G. Hamann is a comprehensive introduction to the life and works of 18th-century German philosopher, J. G. Hamann, the founding father of what has come to be known as Radical Orthodoxy. Provides a long-overdue, comprehensive introduction to HamanвЂ™s fascinating life and controversial works, including his role as a friend and critic of Kant and some of the most renowned German intellectuals of the age Features substantial new translations of the most important passages from across HamannвЂ™s writings, some of which have never been translated into English Examines HamannвЂ™s highly original views on a range of topics, including faith, reason, revelation, Christianity, biblical exegesis, Socrates, theological aesthetics, language, sexuality, religion, politics, and the relationship between Judaism and Christianity Presents Hamann as the 'founding fatherвЂ™ of a distinctly post-modern, post-secular theology and, as such, as an alternative to the вЂpostmodern triumvirateвЂ™ of Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Derrida Considers HamannвЂ™s work as a touchtone of modern Jewish-Christian dialogue, in view of debates with his friend Moses Mendelssohn Explores HamannвЂ™s role as the visionary founder of a вЂmetacriticalвЂ™ movement that radically calls into question the basic principles of modern secular reason, and thus reprises the debate between those defending HamannвЂ™s views and those labeling him the bГЄte noir of the Enlightenment
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