Philosophy of Religion: An Anthology / Edition 1

Philosophy of Religion: An Anthology / Edition 1

by Charles Taliaferro
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631214712

ISBN-13: 9780631214717

Pub. Date: 03/17/2003

Publisher: Wiley

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631214717
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/17/2003
Series:
Blackwell Philosophy Anthologies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
636
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.41(d)

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 Grünbaum.

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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