Published December 1, 2002
by Wadsworth Publishing Company .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||176|
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. Interview by Charles J. Styles. Religious belief is not just about abstract intellectual argument; it also impinges on all aspects of human life. John Cottingham's Philosophy of Religion opens up fresh perspectives on the philosophy of religion, arguing that the detached neutrality of much of contemporary philosophizing may be counterproductive - hardening us against the receptivity required for certain kinds of important Cited by: Book Description What is this thing called Philosophy of Religion? grapples with the core topics studied on philosophy of religion undergraduate courses including: the meaning of religious language, including 20th century developments the nature of . The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion. William J. Wainwright (Editor), Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. The philosophy of religion as a distinct discipline is an innovation of the last years, but its central topics—the existence and nature of the divine, humankind’s relation to it.
x Introduction from various beliefs peculiar to specific religions. But a com plete treatise on the philosophy of religi would be long and complicated, and space is limited in an introduction. In any case, one has to start somewhere What follows is a very heavily revised version of a text published by Oxford University Press in I offer an overview of the history of philosophy of religion which features the Cambridge Platonists in the book Evidence and Faith: Philosophy and Religion since the Seventeenth Century (Cambridge University Press) and offer a modern introduction to Cambridge Platonism for general, university-educated readers in The Golden Cord: A Short Book. An excellent stand-alone text for courses in the philosophy of religion, Philosophy of Religion, Fifth Edition, is also a perfect companion to the editors' textbook, Reason and Religious Belief, Fifth Edition (OUP, ), as the two books share the same topical organization. John Hick is clearly a scholar of both philosophy and religion, and this book demonstrates his encyclopedic knowledge and critical thought in each. Early on, Hick comments appropriately on existentialism: “The language of existentialism tends to be the language of the soul’s distress/5.
dicates that philosophy of religion examines basic religious beliefs as well as the major conceptions of God that emer ged in W estern civilization, namely theistic ideas of God (p. ). About the Author Charles Taliaferro is Professor of Philosophy at St. Olaf College, Minnesota, USA. He is the author or editor of numerous books on the philosophy of religion including as co-editor of The Blackwell Companion to Philosophy of : Charles Taliaferro. Following a critical review of previous theological scholarship on Heidegger and a survey of North American philosophy of religion, the book examines Heidegger’s philosophy of religion and its influence on the North American variety of the same. View Product [ x ] close. Philosophy and Religion Author: William L. Rowe. Stephen Charles Mott. Paperback 27 May A Confusion of the Spheres. Kierkegaard and Wittgenstein on Philosophy and Religion $