Six Secular Philosophers

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In this critique of religious philosophy, Beck discusses six philosophers whose works on religion he considers to be the most germane to contemporary issues. First addressing the question 'what is secular philosophy?', Beck then explains differences between the 'families' of secular philosophers, before examining their lives and works. This new edition is 'important to all those who are troubled over the position and function of religion in our culture and in a divided world'. ...
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In this critique of religious philosophy, Beck discusses six philosophers whose works on religion he considers to be the most germane to contemporary issues. First addressing the question 'what is secular philosophy?', Beck then explains differences between the 'families' of secular philosophers, before examining their lives and works. This new edition is 'important to all those who are troubled over the position and function of religion in our culture and in a divided world'.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781855065185
  • Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 12/28/1997
  • Series: Key Texts Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 126
  • Product dimensions: 5.42 (w) x 8.48 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
I What Is Secular Philosophy? 1
II Families of Secular Philosophers 13
III Spinoza 23
IV Hume 41
V Kant 63
VI Nietzsche 83
VII James 97
VIII Santayana 113
Index 129
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