Philosophy as Responsibility: A Celebration of Hendrik Hart's Contribution to the Discipline

Philosophy as Responsibility: A Celebration of Hendrik Hart's Contribution to the Discipline


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This festschrift collects a number of insightful essays by a group of accomplished Christian scholars, all of who have either worked with or studied under Hendrik Hart during his 35-year tenure as Senior Member in Systematic Philosophy at the Institute for Christian Studies, Toronto, Canada. As reflected in the title, these essays are organized around the theme of responsibility, which is central to Hart's philosophical work. Illustrating the breadth of Hart's philosophical contributions, as well as the diverse interests of the book's contributors, the essays contained herein cover a diverse range of topics, including philosophy of religion, moral philosophy, philosophy of science, aesthetics, pragmatism, feminist thought, theology, and cultural studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761824268
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 10/29/2002
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.93(d)

About the Author

Ronald A. Kuipers is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Institute for Christian Studies in Toronto, Ontario.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Prelude: Imagining Responsibility: Hendrik Hart's Re-Reading of Christianity and Philosophy Chapter 4 Reformational Philosophy, Theology, and Religious Reflection: From Antithesis to Encounter and Dialogue: Changes in Reformational Epistemology; Social Spheres and Law Spheres; Sphere Sovereignty for Kuyper and for Us; Foundational and Transcendenta Chapter 5 Interlude: The About-Face of Order Chapter 6 Philosophy, Judgment, and Cultural Criticism: Artistic Truth, Linguistically Turned: Variations on a Theme from Adorno, Habermas, and Hart; For the Birds: Science and Religion in Critical Perspective; Practical Ideality and a Logic of Individualized Chapter 7 Postlude: A Responsible Philosophy: Feminist Resonances in Hendrik Hart's Reading of Objectivity Chapter 8 Bibliography Chapter 9 Works Cited Chapter 10 Index Chapter 11 Contributors

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