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Asad, Talal

Secular Translations

Nation-State, Modern Self, and Calculative Reason

Series:Ruth Benedict Book Series

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS

    21,95 € / $24.99 / £20.00*

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    Publication Date:
    2018
    Copyright year:
    2018
    To be published:
    December 2018
    ISBN
    978-0-231-54859-5
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    In Secular Translations, anthropologist Talal Asad reflects on his lifelong engagement with secularism and its contradictions. He draws out the ambiguities in our concepts of the religious and the secular through a rich consideration of translatability and untranslatability.

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    COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Language:
    English
    Readership:
    Professional and scholarly;

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    AsadTalal:

    Talal Asad is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the CUNY Graduate Center. He is the author of many books, most recently On Suicide Bombing (Columbia 2009).Talal Asad is Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His many books include Formations of the Secular (2003) and On Suicide Bombing (Columbia, 2007).

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