Religion of Philosophers
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Published by Ayer Co Pub .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages314
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Open LibraryOL8204245M
ISBN 100836910591
ISBN 109780836910599
OCLC/WorldCa19326

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“This book aims to explain simply the origins, practices and philosophy of Eastern religions. The author teaches religion and philosophy at a community college, and she has a good sense of the text mechanisms that less sophisticated readers might need to help them read such a book/5(19). But the prospective reader should know that this book aspires more to be a classic than an exercise in classical scholarship. With a proper knowledge of its genre, one can appreciate the sweeping nature of Cornford’s theories on the genesis of Greek religion and by: 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   (last updated 06/06/; current count is philosophers). To give you a brief sketch of contemporary philosophy of religion, here’s a list of + living philosophers of religion who publish in English, along with a few of their most significant books/papers in philosophy of religion. (I’ve listed a few people who aren’t philosophers of religion but who have published at .

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dunham, James Henry, Religion of philosophers. Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press [, ©].   This is the best book I have read since September last year (). The book is a collection of essays by a number of academic philosophers. In the first part, are essays that describe how their authors got to be atheists or how they live their lives. In this part of the book, I found a number of the essays were uplifting.4/5(21).   Analytical philosophers decided to approach philosophy of religion with clarity, precision, logic and careful argumentation tools. On the other side, the continental religion philosophers have approached the subject with literal and informal tools like . Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion – David Hume is a sustained argument against a supernatural worldview and argues strongly against miracles. i am confused why it is listed in a catalog of apologetics books. in one sense it is a good this is the best anti-miraculous case that can be made, then christians are in pretty good shape.

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