The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy of Religion
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...
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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. Comprising over thirty chapters by a team of international contributors, the Handbook is divided into seven parts:theoretical orientationsconceptions of divinityepistemology of religious beliefmetaphysics and religious languagereligion and politicsreligion and ethicsreligion and scientific scrutiny.Within these sections central issues, debates and problems are examined, including: religious experience, religion and superstition, realism and anti-realism, scientific interpretation of religious texts, feminist approaches to religion, religion in the public square, tolerance, religion and meta-ethics, religion and cognitive science, and the meaning of life. Together, they offer readers an informed understanding of the current state of play in the liveliest areas of contemporary philosophy of religion.The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy of Religion is essential reading for students and researchers of philosophy of religion from across the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Graham Oppy is Associate Dean of Research in the Faculty of Arts at Monash University in Australia. He is the author of Ontological Arguments and Belief in God and the forthcoming Arguments about Gods, and has received fellowships from the Australian Research Council. He is associate editor of the Australasian Journal of Philosophy and sits on the editorial boards of Philo, Religious Studies, and Sophia.
- Introduction Part 1: Theoretical Orientations 1. Feminist Approaches To Religion Beverley Clack 2. Phenomenological Approaches To Religion John Manoussakis 3. Postmodern Approaches To Religion Nick Trakakis 4. New Atheist Approaches To Religion Trent Dougherty And Logan Paul Gage 5. Wittgensteinian Approaches To Religion Genia Schoenbaumsfeld 6. Fundamentalist Approaches To Religion Harriet Harris Part 2: Conceptions Of Divinity 7. Chinese Conceptions Of Divinity Karen Lai 8. Islamic Conceptions Of Divinity Imran Aijaz 9. Hindu Conceptions Of Divinity Monima Chadha 10. Christian Conceptions Of Divinity John Bishop Part 3: Epistemology Of Religious Belief 11. Religious Experience Jerome Gellman 12. Religious Faith Mark Wynn 13. Religious Disagreement Bryan Frances 14. Religion And Superstition Ed Feser Part 4: Metaphysics And Religious Language 15. Realism And Anti-realism Michael Scott 16. Analogy, Metaphor And Literal Language Roger M. White 17. Scientific Interpretation Of Religious Texts David Bartholomew 18. Metaphysics And Religion Kevin Hart Part 5: Religion And Politics 19. Religious Pluralism Victoria Harrison 20. Religion In The Public Square Marci Hamilton 21. Religious Tolerance Mehdi Aminrazavi 22. Religious Violence Daniel Mckaughan Part 6: Religion And Ethics 23. Religion And Metaethics Michael Smith 24. Religion And Normative Ethics David Oderberg 25. Religion And The Meaning Of Life Neil Levy 26. Religion And Suffering Michael Levine 27. Religion And Flourishing Christopher Toner Part 7: Religion And Scientific Scrutiny 28. Religion And Reason Rob Koons 29. Religion And Cognitive Science Todd Tremlin 30. Religion And Science Sahotra Sarkar 31. Religion And Metaphysical Naturalism Neil Manson. Index