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Title Powers of the secular modern : Talal Asad and his interlocutors / edited by David Scott and Charles Hirschkind
Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  GN345 P66 2006    AVAILABLE    30520020650454
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  GN345 P888 2006    AVAILABLE    30530000839365
Descript x, 355 p. ; 24 cm
Series Cultural memory in the present
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-338) and index
Contents: Introduction : The anthropological skepticism of Talal Asad / David Scott and Charles Hirschkind -- Secularization revisited : a reply to Talal Asad / José Casanova -- What is an "authorizing discourse"? / Steven C. Caton -- Fasting for Bin Laden : the politics of secularization in contemporary India / Partha Chatterjee -- Europe : a minor tradition / William E. Connolly -- Secularism and the argument from nature / Veena Das -- On general and divine economy : Talal Asad's genealogy of the secular and Emmanuel Levinas's critique of capitalism, colonialism, and money / Hent de Vries -- The tragic sensibility of Talal Asad / David Scott -- Redemption, secularization, and politics / George Shulman -- Subjects and agents in the history of imperialism and resistance / Jon E. Wilson -- Responses / Talal Asad
Subject Ethnology -- Philosphy
Ethnology -- Eastern Hemisphere -- Philosophy
Postcolonialism -- Eastern Hemisphere
Secularization -- Eastern Hemisphere
Asad, Talal -- Criticism and interpretation
Alt Author Scott, David, 1958-
Hirschkind, Charles
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