6 edition of Contemporary Philosophy of Religion found in the catalog.
January 1, 1998
by Blackwell Publishing Limited
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||435|
REY, Georges. Contemporary Philosophy of Mind. Malden, Massachusetts: Blackwell Publishers, xv + pp. Paper, $This book is very good at what it does even allowing for two major problems. First, it is not at all clear who the audience is for this book. Second, and related to the first, the book is not what its title suggests. If religion once seemed to have played out its role in the intellectual and political history of Western secular modernity, it has now returned with a vengeance. In this engaging study, Hent de Vries argues that a turn to religion discernible in recent philosophy anticipates and accompanies this development in the contemporary by:
The present volume, a continuation of the series Contemporary Philosophy (International Institute of Philosophy), provides an international survey of significant trends in contemporary philosophy. Volume Philosophy of Religion contains seventeen surveys written in English, French and German, describing the variety of philosophical. An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion provides a broad overview of the topics which are at the forefront of discussion in contemporary philosophy of religion. Prominent views and arguments from both historical and contemporary authors are discussed and analyzed. The book treats all of the central topics in the field, including the coherence of the divine attributes, theistic and.
But ultimately I gravitated back to philosophy, because in studying philosophy, one gets to learn (and think) about pretty much almost everything else: there's philosophy of science, of mind, of religion, of art and literature, etc. So philosophy is the perfect way to explore just about everything. Andrew Pessin. In this remarkably accessible, concise, and engaging introduction to the philosophy of religion, Steven M. Cahn brings together a rich and balanced collection of sixty-six classic and contemporary readings. This unique anthology features a clear, well-organized structure and careful editing of many articles in order to sharpen their focus and make them understandable to students with little or.
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The good news: "Contemporary Philosophy of Religion" is a broad, readable survey of recent analytic philosophy of religion. The author is a Christian but doesn't grind axes.
The book would be good for undergraduates if supplemented with an anthology of classic and modern readings.4/5(3). 'Contemporary Debates in the Philosophy of Religion' is an excellent collection of certain debates in the philosophy of religion. It also presents the field from a very adversarial standpoint.
In short, its an excellent introduction to what some philosophers of religion are interested in/5(8). Get this from a library. Contemporary philosophy of religion.
[Steven M Cahn; David Shatz;] -- This collection of twenty-one essays brings together some of the finest recent contributions to the philosophy of religion. Most of the selections appeared during the past decade and have not been. Contemporary philosophy is the present period in the history of Western philosophy beginning at the early 20th century with the increasing professionalization of the discipline and the rise of analytic and continental philosophy.
The phrase "contemporary philosophy" is a piece of technical terminology in philosophy that refers to a specific period in the history of Western philosophy (namely. Philosophy of Religion (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy). This book will quickly become an indispensable teaching tool." Paul J.
Griffiths, University of Chicago "Taliafero’s book combines a staggering breadth of research with a careful attention to organization and development the result is an extremely helpful map of the conceptual landscape in contemporary philosophy of religion."Pages: Written to appeal to the non-specialist as well as the professional philosopher,Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Religionis ideal as both a provocative primary text for coursework in analytical theology and philosophy of religion, and as a broad survey of the field for scholars and general readers with an interest in the questions which.
Philosophy of religion has experienced a renaissance in recent times, paralleling the resurgence in public debate about the place and value of religion in contemporary Western societies. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy of Religion is an outstanding reference source to the key topics, problems and debates in this exciting subject.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Contemporary debates in philosophy of religion Hoboken: Wiley, (DLC) Document Type: Book. The best books on Atheist Philosophy of Religion recommended by Graham Oppy. From the work of an 18th century atheist priest, to recent research in the cognitive anthropology of religion, atheist philosopher of religion Graham Oppy discusses the books that have been most influential to him.
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DeNicola traces our various attempts to ground morality: in nature, in religion, in. This collection of original articles, written by leading contemporary European and American philosophers of religion, is presented in celebration of the publication of the fiftieth volume of the International Journal for Philosophy of Religion.
Following the Editor's Introduction, John Macquarrie, Adriaan Peperzak, and Hent de Vries take up central themes in continental philosophy of religion. Philosophy (from Greek: φιλοσοφία, philosophia, 'love of wisdom') is the study of general and fundamental questions about existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language.
Such questions are often posed as problems to be studied or resolved. The term was probably coined by Pythagoras (c. – BCE). Philosophical methods include questioning, critical discussion, rational. Philosophy, religion, and religions. There is some tension within the practice of the philosophy of religion between those who philosophize about religion in general or about abstract religious concepts and those who consider the concrete expressions of religion in one of the great faiths.
In the 19th century, when the term philosophy of religion became current, the first attempts were made to.
Courses in the Philosophy and Religion Department explore the religious, ethical and philosophical voices that continue to shape our global context. Students begin this process in their fourth form year with the study of religion and its various manifestations through a survey course on the world’s major religions.
rial called Analytic Philosophy of Religion: Its History since According to that treatment, contemporary philosophy of religion is best characterized as reflecting the interaction between three overlapping but successive paradigms in the philosophy of religion called Deductivism, Inductivism and post-Deductivism respectively.
While each. This volume offers a new and distinct multicultural approach to the philosophy of social science. In providing a complete introductory overview of the nature of social inquiry, Fay explores issues inherent in the study of human beings from the perspective of cultural and social the important topics explored are: the self and its relation to others: culture and society /5().Title: reign religion contemporary philosophy.
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