The Philosophy of Religion

Author: Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781405118729
Release Date: 2007-03-12
Genre: Philosophy

Written with verve and clarity by a leading philosopher and contributor, this text is an accessible overview of a vibrant field, which invites readers to think through the issues in the philosophy of religion themselves.

A Dictionary of Philosophy of Religion Second Edition

Author: Charles Taliaferro
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9781501325250
Release Date: 2018-01-25
Genre: Philosophy

A Dictionary of Philosophy of Religion is an indispensable resource for students and scholars. Covering historical and contemporary figures, arguments, and terms, it offers an overview of the vital themes that make philosophy of religion the growing, vigorous field that it is today. It covers world religions and sources from east and west. Entries have been crafted for clarity, succinctness, and engagement. This second edition includes new entries, extended coverage of non-Christian topics, as well as revisions and updates throughout. The first edition was named a Choice Outstanding Academic Title of the Year.

Philosophy of Religion

Author: C. Stephen Evans
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 0877843430
Release Date: 1985
Genre: Religion

C. Stephen Evans examines the central themes of philosophy of religion, including the arguments for God's existence, the meaning of revelation and miracles, and the problem of religious language.

Philosophy of Religion An Anthology

Author: Louis Pojman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285197326
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Philosophy

PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION: AN ANTHOLOGY, 7E utilizes a balanced blend of classic and contemporary articles to present a well-rounded introduction to the philosophy of religion. This engaging textbook begins by outlining traditional concepts of God, then moves into related fields of inquiry such as the problem of evil, feminist perspectives of God, and mystical experiences. In addition, this edition presents traditional proofs of God’s existence, with counter arguments. PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION: AN ANTHOLOGY, 7E also examines the interplay between religion and science, religion and faith, and religion and epistemology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Analytic Philosophy of Religion

Author: James Harris
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789401707190
Release Date: 2013-03-14
Genre: Philosophy

When Gene Long, editor of Kluwer's Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy of Religion Series, first invited me to write the volume on Analytic Philosophy of Religion, I accepted with great enthusiasm. My only explanation for that enthusiasm now is that I was younger and more naive at the time. Soon after starting work on the volume, my enthusiasm was dampened by the daunting magnitude of the task. I began as a sprinter and quickly settled into the pace of a long-distance runner. Although I considered myself well read in the subject, I soon discovered that I had a great deal of research to do to be confident that I had considered all of the major contributions to the various discussions, issues, and of religion. As I read more and more problems found within analytic philosophy books and articles, I realized that I had rushed into a territory already well trodden by the angels. I am greatly impressed by the sophistication and subtlety of philosophical argument that characterize the different debates in contemporary analytic philosophy of religion. This volume covers a vast amount of material. I have endeavored to provide the fairest possible reading of different authors, and, in cases where I include my own critical evaluations and develop my own positions, I have endeavored to provide the strongest possible interpretations of the positions I criticize.

Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion

Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520060202
Release Date: 1988
Genre: Religion

"In this definitive English edition we now at last possess an adequate tool for scholarly work on Hegel's philosophy of religion. The translation, accurate and yet readable, is bound to last more than a lifetime. The introductions provide us with up-to-date information on scholarship and with the best available guide to Hegel's own thought. This edition clearly constitutes the most significant achievement in Hegel scholarship in America in years."--Louis Dupré, Yale University

A Companion to Philosophy of Religion

Author: Charles Taliaferro
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444320165
Release Date: 2010-01-19
Genre: Philosophy

In 85 new and updated essays, this comprehensive volume provides an authoritative guide to the philosophy of religion. Includes contributions from established philosophers and rising stars 22 new entries have now been added, and all material from the previous edition has been updated and reorganized Broad coverage spans the areas of world religions, theism, atheism, , the problem of evil, science and religion, and ethics

Taking Religious Claims Seriously

Author: Warren E. Steinkraus
Publisher: Rodopi
ISBN: 9042004037
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Genre: Philosophy

Taking Religious Claims Seriously is a systematic, critical, and comprehensive study of the fundamental questions of the philosophy of religion: religious experience, the existence and nature of God, religious knowledge and truth, good and evil, immortality of the soul, religious diversity, religious claims about the person, faith, and the religious way of life. In this study the author seeks to capture the reality and meaning of the religious as such: What is the foundation of religion? Under what conditions is an authentic religious way of life possible? His method of inquiry is phenomenological. The author begins his discussion with a general characterization of the basic features of all the literate and illiterate religions of the world. He then identifies the ideas, beliefs, and concerns which are common to these religions: What are the central claims of these religions? How did the various religions understand these claims? The author makes a serious attempt to clarify these claims and explore the possibility for a reconcilation between them. For him, the foundation of religion is the religious experience, and the essence of this experience consists in a serious, cognitive, and meaningful encounter with the Ultimate Being. This being is the ground of the world and human life. This book is a comparative, pluralistic study of the philosophy of religion.

The Philosophy of Religion

Author: Gwen Griffith-Dickson
Publisher: Hymns Ancient and Modern Ltd
ISBN: 0334029899
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Religion

There is a long tradition of study of religions in their own right, traditionally with a linguistic, philological and textual methodology, and in recent decades with a phenomenological approach. More recently scholars have begun comparative work in which more than one tradition is studied; only very recently has philosophy of religion begun to be comparative. Here in SCM's Core Text: The Philosophy of Religion, Gwen Griffith-Dickson examines the thinkers and ideas of different traditions and brings them together in the examination of philosophical questions such as the problem of evil, the existence of God and the concept of God.

Basic Modern Philosophy of Religion

Author: Frederick Ferré
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135976484
Release Date: 2013-06-19
Genre: Philosophy

This book provides a reasoned, comprehensive understanding of what religion is as well as a clear and critical assessment of whether, in the light of modern developments in philosophy, contemporary thinking people can responsibly maintain religious belief in God. The book is divided into three major sections: the first deals with what all religions may be said to have in common; the second discusses theistic religion and the issue of intellectually responsible belief in God; the third examines current developments within a particular theistic religion, Christianity. Originally published in 1968, the book is basic, both in the nature of the issues it discusses and in the clarity and comprehensiveness of its presentation; it is varied in the arguments and perspectives dealt with; it provides an introduction to philosophical thinking through the problems of philosophy of religion; and it deals seriously with controversial movements in theology.

Philosophy of Religion

Author: Roy W. Perrett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135703226
Release Date: 2013-10-15
Genre: Philosophy

First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Essays in the Philosophy of Religion

Author: Philip L. Quinn
Publisher: Clarendon Press
ISBN: 9780191569500
Release Date: 2006-10-12
Genre: Philosophy

This volume presents a selection of essays by the late Philip Quinn, one of the world's leading philosophers of religion. Quinn left behind an influential body of work on a wide variety of topics. He was the author of Divine Commands and Moral Requirements (1978) and of more than two hundred papers in philosophy. Fourteen of his best and most influential contributions to the philosophy of religion are gathered here. The papers have been organized around the following topics: religious epistemology, religious ethics, religion and tragic dilemmas, religion and political liberalism, topics in Christian philosophy, and religious diversity.

Introducing Philosophy of Religion

Author: Chad Meister
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134141791
Release Date: 2009-02-13
Genre: Philosophy

Does God exist? What about evil and suffering? How does faith relate to science? Is there life after death? These questions fascinate everyone and lie at the heart of philosophy of religion. Chad Meister offers an up-to-date introduction to the field, focussing not only on traditional debates but also on contemporary concepts such as the intelligent creator. Key topics, such as divine reality and the self and religious experience, are discussed in relation to different faiths. Introducing Philosophy of Religion: • offers a lucid overview of contemporary philosophy of religion • introduces the key figures in the history of philosophy of religion • explores the impact of religious diversity and pluralism • examines the main arguments for and against the existence of God and the nature of the divine • looks at science and issues of faith and reason • explores how the different religions approach the concept of life after death. The wealth of textbook features, including tables of essential information, questions for reflection, summaries, glossary and recommendations for further reading make the book ideal for student use. Along with its accompanying Reader, this is the perfect introductory package for undergraduate philosophy of religion courses. Visit the book's companion website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415403276. Features include: an interactive glossary a timeline powerpoint slides on all the chapters chapter outlines lists of objectives for study.

OCR Philosophy of Religion for AS and A2

Author: Jill Oliphant
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317607380
Release Date: 2015-07-16
Genre: Philosophy

Structured directly around the specification of the OCR, this is the definitive textbook for students of Advanced Subsidiary or Advanced Level courses. The updated third edition covers all the necessary topics for Philosophy of Religion in an enjoyable student-friendly fashion. Each chapter includes: a list of key issues OCR specification checklist explanations of key terminology overviews of key scholars and theories self-test review and exam practice questions. To maximise students’ chances of success, the book contains a section dedicated to answering examination questions. It comes complete with diagrams and tables, lively illustrations, a comprehensive glossary and full bibliography. Additional resources are available via the companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/mayled.