5 edition of Decisions in philosophy of religion found in the catalog.
Decisions in philosophy of religion
William Bedford Williamson
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
|Statement||William B. Williamson.|
|LC Classifications||BL51 .W59|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 407 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||407|
|LC Control Number||75032716|
Introduction . The Philosophy of Religion is the application of philosophical theories and arguments to religions and religious world views. Given the multitude of philosophies and religions in the world, it is easy to see how complex this field can become. The influence of religious beliefs on people's decision-making processes must therefore be carefully examined, for two reasons: (1) religious belief is pervasive in American culture; and (2), it is very common among those professing religious faith to use that philosophy as a compass through which they view and judge all aspects of their own.
Philosophy of religion is "the philosophical examination of the central themes and concepts involved in religious traditions". Philosophical discussions on such topics date from ancient times, and appear in the earliest known texts concerning philosophy. The field is related to many other branches of philosophy, including metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics. Secular humanism is a philosophy or life stance that embraces human reason, secular ethics, and philosophical naturalism while specifically rejecting religious dogma, supernaturalism, and superstition as the basis of morality and decision making.. Secular humanism posits that human beings are capable of being ethical and moral without religion or belief in a deity.
Kant and the new philosophy of religion. entitled Kant’ s Philosophy of Religion (). This book was W ebb Kant’s critical decision not to dismiss the possibility of revelation makes. Chapter 5: Philosophy of Judaism. Decision is the realization on earth of divine freedom and unconditionality. Not the material of an action but the strength of the decision which brings it forth and the dedication of the intention which dwells in it determine whether it will flow off into the kingdom of things or press into the All-holy.
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WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. Reading Philosophy of Religion offers a diverse collection of carefully chosen classical and contemporary texts in philosophy of religion accompanied by detailed and insightful commentaries as well as questions to stimulate further study.
The readings reflect central topics of study: religious language; the existence of God; reason, argument and belief in God; divine properties; and religious by: 2. The Eight Best Books on the Philosophy of Religion - The.
Throughout the book, he tends to give much weight to religious experience as a major factor in justifying one's belief in God. As he discusses the various arguments for the existence of God, he implies that one's religious Evans summarizes much of philosophy of religion, /5.
"Davies' book Decisions in philosophy of religion book among the best -- if not the best -- introductions to philosophy of religion. It is engaging, clear, rich in arguments, and provocative. This book provides a wonderful entry point into the field as well as offering the trained scholar some powerful, challenging arguments."--Charles Taliaferro, St.
Olaf's College/5(16). 4 Philosophy and Religious Belief of Antony Flew, with whom the emphasis changes from verification to falsification. According to the verification principle, religious statements, including 'There is a God', are meaningless simply because it is not possible to verify them.
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.
About the Author(s) Steven M. Cahn is Professor of Philosophy at The City University of New York Graduate Center.
He is the author or editor of more than fifty books. Recently, he wrote From Student to Scholar: A Candid Guide to Becoming a Professor () and coauthored Happiness and Goodness: Philosophical Reflections on Living Well ().
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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. This is a good book if you understand the basics of philosophy and want an introductory understanding of the various topics covered in this field of study. The authors present a lot of arguments in a lot of areas, but never go too far in depth A fine primer on the basics of philosophy of religion/5.
These lectures represent the final, and in some ways the decisive, element of Hegel's entire philosophical system.
This volume contains Hegel's philosophical interpretation of the history of religions, specifically of primitive religion, the religion of ancient China, Buddhism, Hinduism, Persian and Egyptian religions, and Jewish, Greek and Roman religion. The AAR seeks submissions for the Best First Book in the History of Religions Award as well as the four categories of the Awards for Excellence in the Study of Religion.
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