The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog / Edition 5

The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog / Edition 5

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by James W. Sire
     
 

For more than thirty years, The Universe Next Door has set the standard for an introduction to worldviews. In this fifth edition James Sire offers concise and clear introductions to theism, deism, naturalism, Marxism, nihilism, existentialism, Eastern monism, New Age philosophy and postmodernism. Features a new chapter on Islam.See more details below

Overview

For more than thirty years, The Universe Next Door has set the standard for an introduction to worldviews. In this fifth edition James Sire offers concise and clear introductions to theism, deism, naturalism, Marxism, nihilism, existentialism, Eastern monism, New Age philosophy and postmodernism. Features a new chapter on Islam.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780830838509
Publisher:
InterVarsity Press
Publication date:
10/21/2009
Pages:
293
Sales rank:
76,463
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fifth Edition
1 A World of Difference: Introduction
2 A Universe Charged with the Grandeur of God: Christian Theism
3 The Clockwork Universe: Deism
4 The Silence of Finite Space: Naturalism
5 Zero Point: Nihilism
6 Beyond Nihilism: Existentialism
7 Journey to the East: Eastern Pantheistic Monism
8 A Separate Universe: The New Age-Spirituality Without Religion
9 The Vanished Horizon: Postmodernism
10 A View from the Middle East: Islamic Theism
11 The Examined Life: Conclusion
Index

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