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Historical selections in the philosophy of religion.

Ninian Smart

Historical selections in the philosophy of religion.

by Ninian Smart

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion -- Philosophy.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL51 .S568
    The Physical Object
    Pagination510 p.
    Number of Pages510
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5853613M
    LC Control Number62014582
    OCLC/WorldCa375413

    Textual Studies: analysis, interpretation, or translation of a particular text or group of texts in the study of religion; Best First Book in the History of Religions – an author's first published monograph. Religion and the Arts Book Award. The awards are chosen by the Book Awards Jury. To see the list of jury members, please see here. The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a book by Harvard University psychologist and philosopher William comprises his edited Gifford Lectures on natural theology, which were delivered at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland between and The lectures concerned the psychological study of individual private religious Author: William James.

    "African Religions and Philosophy" is a systematic study of the attitudes of mind and belief that have evolved in the many societies of Africa. In this second edition, Dr Mbiti has updated his material to include the involvement of women in religion, and the potential unity to be found in what was once thought to be a mass of quite separate religions.4/5(4).   "Linda Zagzebski has produced a very impressive, historically-informed introduction to the philosophy of religion. What is achieved in this book is actually something quite rare: a text which, though perfectly accessible to the beginning student, does not oversimplify the complex issues within philosophy of religion, and which, while genuinely 5/5(5).

    Religion or dharma has been a factor of the human experience throughout history, from pre-historic to modern times. The bulk of the human religious experience pre-dates written n history (the age of formal writing) is only c. years old. A lack of written records results in most of the knowledge of pre-historic religion being derived from . This is a list of important publications in philosophy, organized by field. The publications on this list are regarded as important because they have served or are serving as one or more of the following roles: Foundation – A publication whose ideas would go on to be the foundation of a topic or field within philosophy.


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Historical selections in the philosophy of religion by Ninian Smart Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book provides a series of selections from what has been written in this field by past Western philosophers. Topics treated include the proofs of the existence of God Historical SElections in the Philosophy of Religion: Ninian Smart: : Books.

Get this from a library. Historical selections in the philosophy of religion. [Ninian Smart]. Historical SElections in the Philosophy of Religion by Ninian Smart,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1).

“One of Zagzebski’s book’s most attractive features is her location of standard arguments and positions in the philosophy of religion in their historical context. “Clearly written worthwhile as a textbook and as an original contribution to [the] philosophy of by: 5. It also provides ten new selections, including pieces by Daniel Dennett, Stephen T.

Davis, and Gottfried Leibniz, and work on various issues in religion and science by William Dembski, Philip Kitcher, John Lennox, and John Polkinghorne. As in the previous edition, study questions appear at the end of each selection/5(18).

Michael Peterson is Professor of Philosophy of Religion at Asbury Theological Seminary. William Hasker is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Huntington University.

Bruce Reichenbach is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Augsburg by: Best Sellers in History of Religions. The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Book of Going Forth by Day – The Complete Papyrus of Ani Featuring Integrated Text and Fill-Color Images.

An accessible and engaging introduction to the philosophy of religion. Written with verve and clarity by a leading philosopher and contributor to the field Places key issues and debates in the philosophy of religion in their historical contexts, highlighting the conditions that led to the development of the field Addresses the core topics, among them the the existence of Reviews: 1.

Books shelved as religious-history: Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza Aslan, Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smart, Ninian, Historical selections in the philosophy of religion. New York, Harper & Row []. define 'the philosophy of religion '.

It is not, for example, a discipline distinguishable from others as chemistry is from needlework. In this book I do not attempt the perilous task of defining 'philosophy of religion'. My intention is to offer an intro­. See Article History. Philosophy of religion, discipline concerned with the philosophical appraisal of human religious attitudes and of the real or imaginary objects of those attitudes, God or the gods.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smart, Ninian, Historical selections in the philosophy of religion. London, S.C.M. Press []. A Brief History Of Religion 04/06/ pm ET Updated This is an edited version of the chapter on Religion from the book, "Life Lessons for Mia Rose: An Irreverent Guide to Living and Loving Well" by Claire Fordham that was fact checked by Cynthia Eller, Professor of Women's Studies and Religious Studies at Montclair Author: Claire Fordham.

Hegel's Philosophy of the Historical Religions. No topic ever disquieted Hegel more than that of Religion. It haunted him, and he wrestled with it all during his life: from his brilliant youthful writings on spirit of Judaism and Christianity, up until the Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion of dicates that philosophy of religion examines basic religious beliefs as well as the major conceptions of God that emer ged in W estern civilization, namely theistic ideas of God (p.

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

This is a substantial introduction to the philosophy of religion. I don't see the fifth edition on Goodreads, but that's the one I have. I'm uncertain how to "rate" a book like this since it offers so many different viewpoints.

I give it four stars for having a good selection and for not pushing a particular agenda with its selections/5. Philosophy of History: Selected full-text books and articles.

A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and.

Books shelved as religion-and-philosophy: Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis, The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins, The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis, Tao.

An essential introduction to the subject of philosophy of religion. It covers a wide variety of topics indepth such as the Problem of Evil, Religious Pluralism, the definition and place of Faith, Divine Commands, Traditional Arguments for God's Existence, and Religious /5.Free Philosophy eBooks.

k. SHARES. Facebook Twitter Reddit Hegel, GWF - Lectures on the History of Philosophy Read Online Now; Hegel, GWF - Philosophy of Mind Kindle + Other Formats - Hume, David - Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion.Philosophy of religion is "the philosophical examination of the central themes and concepts involved in religious traditions".

Philosophical discussions on such topics date from ancient times, and appear in the earliest known texts concerning philosophy. The field is related to many other branches of philosophy, including metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics.