Comparison - A Critical Primer - Aaron W. Hughes

Comparison - A Critical Primer - Aaron W. Hughes


Comparison - A Critical Primer - Aaron W. Hughes

Aaron W. Hughes [+-]
University of Rochester
Aaron W. Hughes is the Philip S. Bernstein Professor in the Department of Religion and Classics at the University of Rochester. His research and publications focus on both Jewish philosophy and Islamic Studies. He has authored numerous books, including Situating Islam: The Past and Future of an Academic Discipline (Equinox, 2007); Theorizing Islam: Disciplinary Deconstruction and Reconstruction (Equinox, 2012); Muslim Identities: An Introduction to Islam (Columbia, 2012); and Abrahamic Religions: On the Uses and Abuses of History (Oxford, 2012). He currently serves as the editor of the journal Method and Theory in the Study of Religion.


If previous chapters have surveyed the genealogy of the term, some of the uses to which the method has been put, and the epistemological and spiritual excesses it produces when unaccompanied by self-criticism and the requisite self-reflexivity (e.g., why this and not that?), the present chapter seeks to chart a way forward

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Hughes, Aaron. Future. Comparison - A Critical Primer. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 100-113 Oct 2017. ISBN 9781781795385. Date accessed: 16 Apr 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.31599. Oct 2017

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