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Philosophy of Religion

Charles TaliaferroPaul Griffiths

Philosophy of Religion

Charles TaliaferroPaul Griffiths

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This substantial anthology is a comprehensive, authoritative collection of the classical and contemporary readings in the philosophy of religion, providing a survey and analysis of the key issues, figures and concepts. ^Comprises the most comprehensive and authoritative collection of the classical and contemporary readings in the philosophy of religion. ^Provides a survey and analysis of the key issues, figures and concepts. ^Examines religious identity, theism and divine attributes, explanations of religion, and theistic arguments. ^Includes readings concerned with nontheistic religions, evils and goods, religious values, personal identity, and death.

- Publisher Part I: Religious Identity:Introduction. 1. What Makes Religious Beliefs Religious?: W.D. Hudson. 2. World Religions and World Orders: Stephen R.L. Clark. 3. Religion: Paul J. Griffiths. Part II: Theism and Divine Attributes:Introduction. 4. God: Richard Swinburne. 5. The Power of God and God's Knowledge: Thomas V. Morris. 6. Eternity: Brian Leftow. 7. Divine Freedom and Creation: Laura L. Garcia. 8. The Idea of God in Feminist Philosophy: Marjorie Hewitt Suchocki. Part III: Explanations of Religion:Introduction. 9. Theology and Falsification: A Symposium: Anthony Flew. 10. Psychoanalysis and Theism: Adolf Grunbaum. 11. Psychoanalytic Theory and Theistic Belief: William Alston. 12. The Varieties of Religious Experience: William James. 13. The Numinous: Rudolf Otto. 14. Religious Experience: Caroline Frank Davis. 15. The Groundlessness of Belief: Norman Malcolm. 16. Thought-Project: Johannes Climacus. 17. The Ethics of Belief: W.K. Clifford. 18. Religious belief as properly basic: Alvin Platinga. Part IV: Theistic Arguments:Introduction. 19. The Cosmological Argument: Richard Swinburne. 20. Cosmological Arguments: J.L. Mackie. 21. Teleological Argument: David Hume. 22. The Arguments from Design: Richard Hambourger. 23. Anselm's Ontological Arguments: Norman Malcolm. 24. The Ontological Argument: Michael Martin. Part V: Nontheistic Religions:Introduction. 25. Darsana, Anviksiki, Philosophy: Wilhelm Halbfass. 26. The Preview of the Real Atomic Theory: Georges B.J. Dreyfus. 27. Finding a Self: Buddhist and Feminist Perspectives: Anne Carolyn Klein. 28. How Many Nondualities Are There?: David Low. Part VI: Evils and Goods:Introduction. 29. The Problem of the Natural Evil: Mary Midgley. 30. The Problem of Evil and Some Varieties of Atheism: William L. Rowe. 31. The Problem of Evil: Brian Davies. 32. The Problem of Evil, the Problem of Air, and the Problem of Silence: Peter Van Inwagen. 33. Horrendous Evils and the Goodness of God: Marilyn McCord Adams. 34. Selves and Shadows: Mary Midgley. 35. Buddhism and Evil: Martin Southwold. 36. Evil and Ethical Terror: Nel Noddings. Part VII: Religious Values:Introduction. 37. Pluralism, Tolerance, and Disagreement: Edward Langerak. 38. A Modified Command Theory of Ethical Wrongness: Robert Merrihew Adams. 39. Morality and Religion Reconsidered: Baruch A. Brody. 40. Religion and the Queerness of Morality: George Mavrodes. 41. Pure Love: R. M. Adams. 42. The Possibility of Incarnation: Richard Swinburne. 43. Religious Pluralism: John Hick. 44. The real or the Real? Chardin or Rothko?: Anthony O'Hear. 45. Does Nature Need to be Redeemed?: Holmes Rolston III. 46. Pascal's Wager: Blaise Pascal. 47. Why is Faith a Virtue?: Tim Chappell. Part VIII: Personal Identity and Death:Introduction. 48. The Metaphysical Self: Roger Trigg. 49. Of Miracles: David Hume. 50. Do We Need Immortality?: Grace M. Jantzen. 51. Why We Need Immortality: Charles Taliaferro. 52. Is Liberation (moksa) Pleasant?: A. Chakrabarti . Index.

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This substantial anthology is a comprehensive, authoritative collection of the classical and contemporary readings in the philosophy of religion, providing a survey and analysis of the key issues, figures and concepts. ^Comprises the most comprehensive and authoritative collection of the classical and contemporary readings in the philosophy of religion. ^Provides a survey and analysis of the key issues, figures and concepts. ^Examines religious identity, theism and divine attributes, explanations of religion, and theistic arguments. ^Includes readings concerned with nontheistic religions, evils and goods, religious values, personal identity, and death.
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Part I: Religious Identity:Introduction. 1. What Makes Religious Beliefs Religious?: W.D. Hudson. 2. World Religions and World Orders: Stephen R.L. Clark. 3. Religion: Paul J. Griffiths. Part II: Theism and Divine Attributes:Introduction. 4. God: Richard Swinburne. 5. The Power of God and God's Knowledge: Thomas V. Morris. 6. Eternity: Brian Leftow. 7. Divine Freedom and Creation: Laura L. Garcia. 8. The Idea of God in Feminist Philosophy: Marjorie Hewitt Suchocki. Part III: Explanations of Religion:Introduction. 9. Theology and Falsification: A Symposium: Anthony Flew. 10. Psychoanalysis and Theism: Adolf Grunbaum. 11. Psychoanalytic Theory and Theistic Belief: William Alston. 12. The Varieties of Religious Experience: William James. 13. The Numinous: Rudolf Otto. 14. Religious Experience: Caroline Frank Davis. 15. The Groundlessness of Belief: Norman Malcolm. 16. Thought-Project: Johannes Climacus. 17. The Ethics of Belief: W.K. Clifford. 18. Religious belief as properly basic: Alvin Platinga. Part IV: Theistic Arguments:Introduction. 19. The Cosmological Argument: Richard Swinburne. 20. Cosmological Arguments: J.L. Mackie. 21. Teleological Argument: David Hume. 22. The Arguments from Design: Richard Hambourger. 23. Anselm's Ontological Arguments: Norman Malcolm. 24. The Ontological Argument: Michael Martin. Part V: Nontheistic Religions:Introduction. 25. Darsana, Anviksiki, Philosophy: Wilhelm Halbfass. 26. The Preview of the Real Atomic Theory: Georges B.J. Dreyfus. 27. Finding a Self: Buddhist and Feminist Perspectives: Anne Carolyn Klein. 28. How Many Nondualities Are There?: David Low. Part VI: Evils and Goods:Introduction. 29. The Problem of the Natural Evil: Mary Midgley. 30. The Problem of Evil and Some Varieties of Atheism: William L. Rowe. 31. The Problem of Evil: Brian Davies. 32. The Problem of Evil, the Problem of Air, and the Problem of Silence: Peter Van Inwagen. 33. Horrendous Evils and the Goodness of God: Marilyn McCord Adams. 34. Selves and Shadows: Mary Midgley. 35. Buddhism and Evil: Martin Southwold. 36. Evil and Ethical Terror: Nel Noddings. Part VII: Religious Values:Introduction. 37. Pluralism, Tolerance, and Disagreement: Edward Langerak. 38. A Modified Command Theory of Ethical Wrongness: Robert Merrihew Adams. 39. Morality and Religion Reconsidered: Baruch A. Brody. 40. Religion and the Queerness of Morality: George Mavrodes. 41. Pure Love: R. M. Adams. 42. The Possibility of Incarnation: Richard Swinburne. 43. Religious Pluralism: John Hick. 44. The real or the Real? Chardin or Rothko?: Anthony O'Hear. 45. Does Nature Need to be Redeemed?: Holmes Rolston III. 46. Pascal's Wager: Blaise Pascal. 47. Why is Faith a Virtue?: Tim Chappell. Part VIII: Personal Identity and Death:Introduction. 48. The Metaphysical Self: Roger Trigg. 49. Of Miracles: David Hume. 50. Do We Need Immortality?: Grace M. Jantzen. 51. Why We Need Immortality: Charles Taliaferro. 52. Is Liberation (moksa) Pleasant?: A. Chakrabarti . Index.
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Meet the Authors

Charles Taliaferro

Charles Taliaferro is Professor of Philosophy at St. Olaf College. He is author of "Consciousness and the Mind of God" (1994), and co-editor of "A Companion to Philosophy of Religion "(Blackwell 1997) and "Philosophy of Religion: An Anthology" (Blackwell 2002).

Paul Griffiths

Paul Griffiths is a Christian evangelist, Bible teacher and writer. He is the author of three books including God on Life: An Ancient Guide to Living and most recently with Martin Robinson The 8 Secrets to Happiness. Every weekday he broadcasts a 5 minute 'Thought for the Day' radio programme across the UK and Europe with Trans World Radio.

Table Of Contents

  • Acknowledgments. Part I: Religious Identity:introduction.1. What Makes Religious Beliefs Religious?: W.d. Hudson.2. World Religions And World Orders: Stephen R.l. Clark.3. Religion: Paul J. Griffiths.part Ii: Theism And Divine Attributes:introduction.4. God: Richard Swinburne.5. The Power Of God And God's Knowledge: Thomas V. Morris.6. Eternity: Brian Leftow.7. Divine Freedom And Creation: Laura L. Garcia.8. The Idea Of God In Feminist Philosophy: Marjorie Hewitt Suchocki.part Iii: Explanations Of Religion:introduction.9. Theology And Falsification: A Symposium: Anthony Flew.10. Psychoanalysis And Theism: Adolf Grunbaum.11. Psychoanalytic Theory And Theistic Belief: William Alston.12. The Varieties Of Religious Experience: William James.13. The Numinous: Rudolf Otto.14. Religious Experience: Caroline Frank Davis.15. The Groundlessness Of Belief: Norman Malcolm.16. Thought-project: Johannes Climacus.17. The Ethics Of Belief: W.k. Clifford.18. Religious Belief As Properly Basic: Alvin Platinga.part Iv: Theistic Arguments:introduction.19. The Cosmological Argument: Richard Swinburne.20. Cosmological Arguments: J.l. Mackie.21. Teleological Argument: David Hume.22. The Arguments From Design: Richard Hambourger.23. Anselm's Ontological Arguments: Norman Malcolm.24. The Ontological Argument: Michael Martin.part V: Nontheistic Religions:introduction.25. Darsana, Anviksiki, Philosophy: Wilhelm Halbfass.26. The Preview Of The Real Atomic Theory: Georges B.j. Dreyfus.27. Finding A Self: Buddhist And Feminist Perspectives: Anne Carolyn Klein.28. How Many Nondualities Are There?: David Low.part Vi: Evils And Goods:introduction.29. The Problem Of The Natural Evil: Mary Midgley.30. The Problem Of Evil And Some Varieties Of Atheism: William L. Rowe.31. The Problem Of Evil: Brian Davies.32. The Problem Of Evil, The Problem Of Air, And The Problem Of Silence: Peter Van Inwagen.33. Horrendous Evils And The Goodness Of God: Marilyn Mccord Adams.34. Selves And Shadows: Mary Midgley.35. Buddhism And Evil: Martin Southwold.36. Evil And Ethical Terror: Nel Noddings.part Vii: Religious Values:introduction.37. Pluralism, Tolerance, And Disagreement: Edward Langerak.38. A Modified Command Theory Of Ethical Wrongness: Robert Merrihew Adams.39. Morality And Religion Reconsidered: Baruch A. Brody.40. Religion And The Queerness Of Morality: George Mavrodes.41. Pure Love: R. M. Adams.42. The Possibility Of Incarnation: Richard Swinburne.43. Religious Pluralism: John Hick.44. The Real Or The Real? Chardin Or Rothko?: Anthony O'hear.45. Does Nature Need To Be Redeemed?: Holmes Rolston Iii.46. Pascal's Wager: Blaise Pascal.47. Why Is Faith A Virtue?: Tim Chappell.part Viii: Personal Identity And Death:introduction.48. The Metaphysical Self: Roger Trigg.49. Of Miracles: David Hume.50. Do We Need Immortality?: Grace M. Jantzen.51. Why We Need Immortality: Charles Taliaferro.52. Is Liberation (moksa) Pleasant?: A. Chakrabarti .index.

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  • Catalogue Code 196896
  • Product Code 0631214712
  • EAN 9780631214717
  • Pages 636
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Blackwell Publishing
  • Publication Date Jan 2003
  • Dimensions 241 x 171 x 33 mm
  • Weight 0.001kg

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