JOHN D. CAPUTO (1940 - )

Faculty Page (Syracuse University)



  • Anthologies:

  • Edited Works:

    • St. Paul Among the Philosophers.  Ed. Caputo and Linda Martin Alcoff.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2009.
    • Transcendence and Beyond: a Postmodern Inquiry.  Ed. Caputo and Michael J. Scanlon.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2007
    • Augustine and Postmodernism: Confessions and Circumfession.  Ed. Caputo and Michael J. Scanlon.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2005.
    • The Religious: Blackwell Readings in Continental Philosophy.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2001.
    • Questioning God: Religion and Postmodernism II.  Ed. Caputo, Mark Dooley and Michael Scanlon.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2001.
    • God, the Gift and Postmodernism.  Ed. Caputo and Michael J. Scanlon.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1999.
    • Foucault and the Critique of Institutions.  Ed. Caputo and Mark Yount.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1993.
    • Deconstruction and Philosophy: the Texts of Jacques Derrida.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1989.
  • Selected Individual Works:

    • What Would Jesus Deconstruct?  The Good News of Postmodernism for the Church.  Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2007.

    • Philosophy and Theology.  Abingdon, 2006.

    • The Weakness of God: a Theology of the Event.  Indiana: Bloomington UP, 2006.

    • On ReligionLondon: Routledge, 2001.

    • More Radical Hermeneutics: on Not Knowing Who We Are.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2000.

    • Deconstruction in a Nutshell: a Conversation with Jacques Derrida.  New York: Fordham UP, 1997.

    • The Prayers and Tears of Jacques Derrida: Religion without Religion.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1997.

    • Against Ethics: Contributions to a Poetics of Obligation with Constant Reference to Deconstruction.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1993.

    • Demythologizing Heidegger.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1993.

    • Modernity and its Discontents.  By Caputo and James Marsh.  New York: Fordham UP, 1992.

    • Radical Hermeneutics: Repetition, Deconstruction and the Hermeneutic Project.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1987 .

    • Heidegger and Aquinas: an Essay on Overcoming Metaphysics.  New York: Fordham UP, 1982.

    • The Mystical Element in Heidegger's Thought.  Athens: Ohio UP, 1978.  Rev. Ed. New York: Fordham UP, 1986.




  • Anthologies:

    • Dooley, Mark, ed.  A Passion for the Impossible: John D. Caputo in Focus.  Albany: SUNY Press, 2003.

    • Martinez, Roy, ed.  The Very Idea of Radical Hermeneutics.  Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities, 1997.

    • Olthius, James, ed.  Religion With / out Religion: the Prayers and Tears of John D. Caputo.  London: Routledge, 2001.

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