Postmodern Revelation: Placing Levinas And Derrida In Line With Transcendental Methodology
Ronald L. Mercer Jr.

How should a philosopher of religion from the continental tradition respond when someone like Žižek asks “do you believe in some form of the divine or not?”For the phenomenologist, this question can be answered with a yes only if it is possible for human experience to receive real revelation. This essay argues that the work of Levinas and Derrida, together, fall in line with Husserl’s late notion of transcendental methodology in such a way that human beings are shown to be structured in their intentional experience in such a way that revelation of the absolute is possible.

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