2009

Postcolonial Philosophy of Religion

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ISBN: 978-90-481-2537-1 (Print) 978-90-481-2538-8 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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      Pages 1-5

      Introduction: The State of Philosophy of Religion and Postcoloniality

  2. Surveying the Scene

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

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      Pages 9-33

      What Is the “Subaltern” of the Philosophy of Religion?

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      Pages 35-53

      Philosophy of Religion as Border Control: Globalization and the Decolonization of the “Love of Wisdom” (philosophia)

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      Pages 55-67

      The Third Eye and Two Ways of (Un)knowing: Gnosis, Alternative Modernities, and Postcolonial Futures

  3. “India”

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 69-69

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      Pages 71-103

      Mispredicated Identity and Postcolonial Discourse

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      Pages 105-119

      On the Death of the Pilgrim: The Postcolonial Hermeneutics of Jarava Lal Mehta

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      Pages 121-139

      Western Idealism Through Indian Eyes: A Cittamatra Reading of Berkeley, Kant and Schopenhauer

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      Pages 141-158

      An Approximate Difference: Proximity and Oppression in the West's Encounter with Sikhism

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      Pages 159-170

      Max Müller and Textual Management: A Postcolonial Perspective

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      Pages 171-189

      Auto-immunity in the Study of Religion(s): Ontotheology, Historicism and the Theorization of Indic Phenomena

  4. “America”

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 191-191

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      Pages 193-211

      The Meaning and Function of Religion in an Imperial World

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      Pages 213-234

      Cultural Participation and Postcoloniality: A U.S. Case Study

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      Pages 235-250

      Imperial Somatics and Genealogies of Religion: How We Never Became Secular

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      Pages 251-272

      De-colonial Jewish Thought and the Americas

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      Pages 273-292

      Enduring Enchantment: Secularism and the Epistemic Privileges of Modernity

  5. Uneasy Intersections

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 293-293

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      Pages 295-301

      “Uneasy Intersections”: Postcolonialism, Feminism, and the Study of Religions

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      Pages 303-327

      Postcolonial Discontent with Postmodern Philosophy of Religion

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      Pages 329-336

      Afterword: Religion and Philosophy between the Modern and Postmodern

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 337-347