Notes on Humanity: Faith, Reason, Certainty / Edition 2

Notes on Humanity: Faith, Reason, Certainty / Edition 2

by R. W. Carstens
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761826106

ISBN-13: 9780761826101

Pub. Date: 10/20/2003

Publisher: University Press of America

These reflections on faith, reason and certainty have the purpose of engaging again, if not anew, the fundamental intellectual elements of western civilization. The great works which are the basis of this book are the residue of humanity's engagement with these elemental ideas.

Author Biography: R.W. Carstens is Professor of Political Science at Ohio Dominican

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These reflections on faith, reason and certainty have the purpose of engaging again, if not anew, the fundamental intellectual elements of western civilization. The great works which are the basis of this book are the residue of humanity's engagement with these elemental ideas.

Author Biography: R.W. Carstens is Professor of Political Science at Ohio Dominican College in Columbus, Ohio.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761826101
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
10/20/2003
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
146
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.42(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Nature of a Liberal Arts Education Chapter 2 The Idea of Reason: A Constraining Grace Chapter 3 The Covenant of Faith: The Judeo-Christian Experience; The Church and the Empire: Augustus to Augustine Chapter 4 The Medieval Synthesis: The Order of Christian Humanism Chapter 5 The Ideal of Civil Life: From the Medievals to the Renaissance Chapter 6 The Reformed Reason: From Reformation to Enlightenment Chapter 7 The Baroque: Politics of Faith Chapter 8 The Age of Reason and Revolution Chapter 9 Conclusion: The Myth and the Mountain

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